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06.05.19

Casey Ruling, Not Roe v. Wade, Likely to Be Key in U.S. Supreme Court Cases Impacting Women’s Access to Abortion

By Johan Marulanda

CONTACT: Johan Marulanda / Johan.Marulanda@georgetown.edu EMBARGOED: Wednesday, June 5, 2019; 11 a.m. ET WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court is unlikely to overturn Roe v. Wade, but could uphold multiple abortion restrictions in newly passed state laws, say two prominent health law experts. They explain why such action would exacerbate health, social, and economic inequities […]

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Thematic Areas: Health & Human Rights

04.19.19

JAMA Viewpoint: Increasing US Vaccine Coverage Through Law, Science and Communication

By Johan Marulanda

CONTACT: Karen Teber / km463@georgetown.edu EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: Friday, April 19, 2019; 11 a.m. ET WASHINGTON – Three public health leaders are calling for a multi-pronged approach to restoring the vaccination level needed in the U.S. to ensure herd immunity and prevent disease outbreaks such as the current measles outbreak in New York. Writing in […]

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04.09.19

Faculty Director Lawrence Gostin Comments on New York City Public Health Emergency

By Johan Marulanda

The following is a statement by Faculty Director, Lawrence Gostin, on the New York City public health emergency declaration and order for mandatory measles vaccinations targeting certain zip codes.  April 9, 2019 | Mayor De Blasio’s emergency declaration to require measles vaccinations is fully justified to bring the measles outbreaks under control. The city has […]

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Thematic Areas: Health & Human Rights