Vietnam Ends "Zero-COVID"—Is It Too Soon?
With low vaccination rates, another virus surge is a concern
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In 2020, demonstrations around the world increased by 7 percent
Since 2001, average life expectancy in Afghanistan has increased by 8.5 years
The number of people who have died from AIDS-related illnesses
1 in 3
One in three women—some 1.3 billion women and girls worldwide—experiences gender-based violence over her...
In Washington DC, some 75 percent of those who died of coronavirus were Black Americans
Seventy-nine countries and territories experienced a net decline in freedom in 2020
Chinese factories supply 70 percent of active ingredients for India’s generic drug manufacturers, which supply...
Indirect costs of the first 10,000 cases of AIDS in the United States alone were estimated at $4.8 billion
More than 80% of people in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa have no social protections against illness or...
In Sub-Saharan Africa alone, community health is underfunded by an estimated $2 billion every year
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A Pandemic in a More Dangerous World—It's Time to Rethink U.S. Engagement on Global Health
This series focuses on the challenges that U.S. engagement on global health faces in a world battered by the COVID-19 pandemic, divided by power politics, and uncertain about the ability of the United States to sustain global leadership.
This series is made possible by the generous support of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
The Policy Challenge of Extreme Heat and Climate Change
Health threats in a hotter world require policy action at every level of political and social life
The Devastating Impact of COVID-19 on Democracy
The pandemic has made reversing the global decline in democracy and freedom harder
Global Health and Democracy: Managing Two Top U.S. Priorities
U.S. foreign policy commitment to both health and democratic norms is imperative
CDC Signs Off on Moderna, J&J Boosters, Mixing and Matching Doses
No single booster combination is recommended over another
COVID-19 Vaccines Drive Differential Antibody Fc-Functional Profiles in Pregnant, Lactating, and Non-Pregnant Women
Data suggest that pregnancy promotes resistance to generating pro-inflammatory antibodies
The U.S. Fentanyl Crisis: What to Know
The United States is being flooded with fentanyl-laced fake pills, exacerbating an opioid crisis already spiraling amid the pandemic
Putin Orders Non-Work Week as COVID Numbers Rise in Russia
Russia's daily coronavirus mortality numbers have been surging for weeks, hitting 226,353 total deaths on October 20