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Harvard Public Health Fall 2023 Magazine Cover. Text reads: Reinventing Medicaid: Treating social factors in North Carolina, Expanding access in California, Rooting out racism in Minnesota


Fall 2023

On reinventing Medicaid, using social media for good, and South Africa's path to universal health care.
Illustration: Two different hands hold up opposite online dating profiles. In the negative space between the hands are illustrated hearts but also illustrated STI viruses: syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia. The composition is on a pale lavender background.

Using Tinder to trace syphilis

Online dating apps mean more people don’t know who their hookups are, making STIs harder to trace. Enterprising public health workers are finding ways to turn the apps into tracing tools.

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