Coronavirus Knows No Borders
This series explores how COVID-19 is unfolding in countries like South Korea, Iran, Lebanon, Russia, Ukraine, Ecuador, Nigeria, Samoa, the United States, and Yemen and in regions like Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, and Europe.
Coronavirus in Nigeria: A Case for Community Engagement
Nigerians should have a sense of ownership in mitigation—how their daily sacrifices help to curb this deadly pandemic
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
Estimating the Latin Wave of Coronavirus
Projections show potential impact of COVID-19 on Latin America—Brazil, Mexico, Peru, and Ecuador among the hardest hit
Coronavirus, War, and Yemen in Between: A Recipe for Disaster
Without a collective effort to suppress COVID-19 in conflict zones, people in those areas will pay the highest price
Africa and Europe After COVID-19
When the dust of this crisis settles, it will be time to pour a new foundation for EU-Africa relations moving forward
Coronavirus in Lebanon
Interview with Walid Ammar, head of Lebanon's Ministry of Public Health, on testing, funding, and the threat to refugees
Separated by a Common Infection
A mess of coronavirus responses—from Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, and the U.S. federal government to U.S. states
Coronavirus in East Africa
Disease-induced divisions and challenges to regional blocs are set to deepen in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic
Coronavirus in Ecuador
Pandemic highlights need for a future broad, multidisciplinary, independent commission to inform science-based decisions
Coronavirus in Europe: Who If Not Us?
Can the EU balance internal recovery with geopolitical influence and lift its gaze towards the international sphere?
Coronavirus in Samoa
Serendipitous twist of a tragic 2019 measles outbreak may have left small island nation unusually prepared for COVID-19
Coronavirus in Ukraine
In heat of pandemic, Ukraine’s American and European partners shouldn’t let their support of one valuable ally grow cold
Coronavirus in South Asia Takes Hold as April Arrives
Density of crowds in India and Pakistan is thwarting social distancing measures as mass unemployment looms across region
EU: Strongly United for Health—Deeply Divided on the Economy
Lock-step solidarity during COVID-19 pandemic is challenged by policy questions within and "mask diplomacy" from abroad
Quarantined: Federalism in Action at Home and Abroad
Lessons from around the world on how national and subnational governments can cooperate in response to COVID-19
Coronavirus in the Middle East
A look at COVID-19 in seven countries, some fragile or failed, which illustrates many of the problems the region faces
Coronavirus in Latin America
How will the region cope with COVID-19 pressure on health care systems, weak economies, and unstable politics
Anticipating Coronavirus in West Africa
Interview with Nigeria CDC leader Chikwe Ihekweazu on outbreak detection, preparedness, response, and COVID-19 in Africa
The Big European Shut Down
COVID-19 pandemic reflects the EU’s powerlessness to act coherently on health matters—but it also reveals a path forward
Russia’s Not Ready for Coronavirus
Notwithstanding vigorous containment efforts and typical bluster, Russia faces a reckoning if COVID-19 cannot be stopped
Could Coronavirus Kill a Million Americans?
Plan for the worst but work for the best to limit spread, improve survival, and reduce the societal costs of COVID-19
Coronavirus in Iran—An Isolated Response?
As the COVID-19 crisis deepens, will Tehran wean itself off suspicions and collaborate in efforts to control the virus?
Africa is not Starting from Scratch on COVID-19
Success against coronavirus will require national leadership, engaged local responders, and strong cooperation with NGOs
Long-Term Impacts of Coronavirus in South Korea
Despite South Korea’s high capacity for response, COVID-19's spread may incite human, economic, and political disasters
Why is Southeast Asia Responding Differently to COVID-19?
Fundamental differences and objectives between nation states in Southeast Asia influence their responses to COVID-19