Read the Outbreak!2020 Student Blogs. We are so proud of their contributions! *These posts express the opinion and research of the writer and should not be construed as medical advice or the position of the Public Health Museum.
With national greenhouse gas emissions increasing every year, it’s no surprise that climate change is quickly and drastically changing life as we know it. It’s all a chain reaction: as more heat gets trapped in the atmosphere due to these gases, temperatures rise around the globe. As temperatures rise, so does the sea level, affecting weather patterns and causing changes in precipitation. But how does this impact infectious disease, specifically in Massachusetts? Read More.
Alexa Solomon is a rising high school senior from Natick, Massachusetts. She is an Outbreak! 2019 alumni and has a passion for STEM and public health education. She hopes to pursue a science career and continue to help with public health education, especially for teens and children. Over the past year, she has also assisted in the design and maintenance of the new Public Health Museum website.