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One Weak Link and the Whole Thing Falls Apart

A more structured, uniform, and comprehensive U.S. approach is needed to collect, report, and analyze coronavirus data

COVID-19 This Week: On the Brink

The United States is a global outlier—a long way from vaccines or containment, even as we consider reopening schools

Combatting COVID-19 Without Sacrificing Sustainable Development Goals

by Mitsuru Mukaigawara - August 4, 2020

We must not stop investing in long-term health projects—even under significant resource constraints in times of pandemic

Painting of the Staten Island Quarantine Facility—built in 1799 to care for yellow fever patients, where by the 1850s all passengers from newly arrived ships with signs of a disease were quarantined. The image is an oil painting showing a bustling waterway with lots of tall ships with sails lowered and smaller vessels ferrying cargo to them. GETTY IMAGES/Keith Lance
Urbanization

Plague Ships, Shotgun Mobs, and the "Saffron Scourge"

Data in Global Health

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Series: Coronavirus Knows No Borders

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This series explores how COVID-19 is unfolding in countries like South Korea, Iran, Lebanon, Russia, Ukraine, Ecuador, Nigeria, Malawi, Samoa, Sweden, the United States, the Navajo Nation, and Yemen and in regions like Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, and Europe.

Coronavirus in Toronto—Lessons Lost on a Second SARS

The city's COVID-19 response is strongly informed by the experience of the earlier outbreak—but by no means exceptional

Argentina's Quarantine—The Long View

To build on the country's early success against COVID-19, we should envision an overall Latin American pandemic response

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