Jason Socrates Bardi

Jason Socrates Bardi is the former deputy managing editor of Think Global Health and worked in the David Rockefeller Studies Program at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). He has previously worked at the University of California, San Francisco, Scripps Research Institute, the American Institute of Physics, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and NASA. Bardi graduated from the University of Hartford with bachelor's degrees in English, mathematics, and physics, and he received master's degrees in molecular biophysics and science journalism from Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of two books, The Calculus Wars and The Fifth Postulate.

Governance

Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Interview with Minneapolis City Council Vice President Andrea Jenkins on the intersection of race, health, and COVID-19

Urbanization

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

Recalling the massive, deadly New Orleans yellow fever epidemic of 1878—and what lessons it holds for coronavirus today

Governance

Taiwan's Response to COVID-19 and the WHO

An interview with Taiwanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Jaushieh Joseph Wu on Taiwan's response to COVID-19 and the WHO

Governance

Coronavirus in Lebanon

Interview with Walid Ammar, head of Lebanon's Ministry of Public Health, on testing, funding, and the threat to refugees

Aging

“Ordinary Love” and Extraordinary Compassion

New film starring Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville depicts the gloomy, gray uncertainty of modern breast cancer treatment

Governance

Anticipating Coronavirus in West Africa

Interview with Nigeria CDC leader Chikwe Ihekweazu on outbreak detection, preparedness, response, and COVID-19 in Africa

Gender

Healthy Birth—and Then What?

Women in sub-Saharan Africa who give birth in health care facilities may not always receive high quality postpartum care

Governance

UPDATED: Timeline of the Coronavirus

A frequently updated tracker of emerging developments from the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic

Food

The Market, the Clinic, the Lung, and the Lab

An interview with University of Iowa expert Stanley Perlman on what we know and what we don’t about the new coronavirus

Gender

Baby in a Bomb Shelter

Oscar nominated documentary “For Sama” gives powerful if gruesome glimpse of what it’s like to raise a kid in a war zone

Governance

Will “Mysterious” Virus Soon be Named?

The WHO is forming a committee to pick an official name for 2019-nCoV, the new coronavirus—but what do we do until then?

Governance

How Did Dengue Get Its Name?

Origins of the word, “dengue” are shrouded in mystery—unlike most diseases, which follow more obvious naming conventions