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Health Professions Group Calls for the End of Pandemic Responder Harassment and Vilification

ASPPH and the 14 other associations that comprise the Federal of Associations of Schools of the Health Professions (FASHP) on November 24 sent a joint letter the Washington Post calling “on all Americans to end the harassment and vilification of public health and other health professionals providing science-based care and policy recommendations during the pandemic.” Read More

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