The Microbes and Social Equity Working Group was featured in on the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) blog in a piece today: “Microbes and social equity“. The blog post describes the global rise of research, education, and policy surrounding microbiomes and how social policy can influence our exposure to them – for better or worse.
You can read more using the link below to the growing list of contributions to the special collections featured by the scientific journal mSystems; “Special Series: Social Equity as a Means of Resolving Disparities in Microbial Exposure.”
“Variation in microbial exposure at the human-animal interface and its risks for health“, by Sahana Kuthyar and Aspen T. Reese
“Teaching with Microbes: Lessons from Fermentation during a Pandemic“, by Megan A. Carney
“Introducing the Microbes and Social Equity Working Group: Considering the Microbial Components of Social, Environmental, and Health Justice“, Ishaq et al.