The Real Meaning of Omicron
Travel disruptions and shaky financial markets suggest the world is still far from prepared for pandemics
A U.S.-European Measles Moment
The unfortunate return of a potentially fatal virus can be blamed on one thing
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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
In 2018, only 3 percent of international donor funding for health was tagged for climate change
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...
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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The Case Against a Pandemic Treaty
Strengthening global health governance after COVID-19 does not require a pandemic treaty
The Mexico-United States Border, COVID-19, and Global Health Diplomacy
Mexico and the United States need to reformulate their bilateral health diplomacy in the aftermath of COVID-19
Nature's Unprecedented Role at the Glasgow UN Climate Summit
Multi-stakeholder collaboration on natural climate solutions can transform climate action
Facing Economic Collapse, Afghanistan Is Gripped by Starvation
More than half the country’s population is expected to face potentially life-threatening food insecurity this winter
CDC Confirms First Case of Omicron COVID-19 Variant in U.S.
The traveler, who recently returned from South Africa, was fully vaccinated and has "mild symptoms that are improving," said the CDC.
Advancing U.S.-China Health Security Cooperation in an Era of Strategic Competition
Although the United States and China have entered an era of strategic competition, cooperation on health security is more important than ever
How the Omicron Variant Unsettled the World in Just One Week: A Visual Timeline
In less than a week, the detection of the omicron variant of the coronavirus in southern Africa has upended the world