Yanzhong Huang

Yanzhong Huang is a senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he directs the Global Health Governance roundtable series. He is also professor at Seton Hall University's School of Diplomacy and International Relations. He is the founding editor of Global Health Governance: The Scholarly Journal for the New Health Security Paradigm. He has written extensively on global health and China.

Environment

How Does China's Pollution Control Shed Light on Its Pathogen Control?

The zealous pursuit of pollution or pathogen control is built into a top-down, state dominated policy structure

Governance

Why Mass Vaccination in the West Could be Bad News for Chinese Leaders

To narrow the immunity gap, China could be forced to prioritize its domestic vaccine needs

Governance

How the Origins of COVID-19 Became Politicized

Where the coronavirus came from is no longer a scientific question—thanks to narrative spin, agendas, and misinformation

Governance

Ten Million Tests in Ten Days

Inside Wuhan’s massive COVID-19 testing campaign, which China is expected to repeat elsewhere—just not with antibodies

Trade

A Truce in the Trade War Will Save American Lives

Immediately lifting all tariffs on personal protection equipment will enable doctors and nurses to safely do their work

Trade

Coronavirus and the World Economy

A pandemic longer than a year may lead to business failures, mass unemployment, and a world thrown into global recession

Migration

Panicky Responses to the Coronavirus are Dangerous—Here’s Why

Fear of the virus may spread faster than the virus itself, a potential threat to health, liberty, trade, and the economy

Trade

Tackling Occupational Diseases in China

With 200 million or more workers exposed to unsafe conditions, holding employers accountable remains a daunting task