Hospitals

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Collateral Damage of the U.S. Withdrawal from the WHO: Frontline Responders

Retreating from WHO in the middle of a pandemic dishonors and endangers health-care workers at home and around the globe

Masks: The Easiest Way to Save Lives and Spare Jobs

All U.S. states have a long way to go on achieving widespread public mask use—which could save 33,000 lives by October 1

Food

Why Private Sector Engagement Should Be Part of the Solution in the Developing World

It’s time we push for a broader COVID-19 response that recognizes the role of business in systemic and behavior change

Poverty

Coronavirus in Malawi

Shutdowns reversed amid an upcoming election, other disease threats, and more than half the population living in poverty

Governance

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

Urbanization

I Am an ER Doctor in New York City

The unseen mental and emotional cost of the COVID-19 pandemic—chronicled in the journals of one emergency physician

Urbanization

Coronavirus Testing in New York—Well Short

A call to prioritize COVID-19 testing for first responders from a city ER doctor who can't get a test, even with a fever

Governance

Coronavirus in Lebanon

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

Governance

Models, Math, and COVID-19: A Public Health Response

Instead of focusing solely on deaths, policymakers should consider the totality of the pandemic's impact

Governance

All Focus Must Turn to Health Care Workers Now

To save ourselves we need to protect the people who risk everything and sacrifice their own safety to save everyone else

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

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

Environment

“Less a Leper Than I Have Been”

Book of documentary poetry recalls Louisiana's Carville Hospital and early 20th century experience of leprosy in America