Coronavirus and its Consequences
Think Global Health is monitoring the unfolding coronavirus outbreak and its economic and social consequences. We will be updating our home page frequently with new stories and report on new developments as they occur.
Gender and the Coronavirus Outbreak
Gender inequities make outbreaks worse, so why not integrate gender analysis into the response now to help save lives?
UPDATED: Timeline of the Coronavirus
An frequently updated tracker of emerging developments from the beginning of the novel coronavirus outbreak
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
What's Next for COVID-19?
Containment of the coronavirus would make an enormous difference to health around the world. Is it still possible?
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?
The Politics of the Coronavirus Outbreak
Why are outbreaks common in Asia, and what political choices can governments make to reduce risk of infectious diseases?
Dr. Tom Frieden on the Politics of Epidemics
Health protection can fight disease, reduce economic losses, and save lives
Coronavirus—Unknown Source, Unrecognized Spread, and Pandemic Potential
With novel coronavirus expected to become pandemic, it’s past time to prioritize Africa where cases are likely occurring
Coronavirus and the Cruel Cost of Closing Borders
Travel bans rarely prevent disease spread, but they have negative consequences—and may violate international health law
Why Global Governance of Disease Matters for the Emergence of a Novel Coronavirus
As WHO manages outbreak, how can we strengthen global governance tools and ensure existing systems fit an evolving world