Pandemics

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Is It the End of COVID-19 as We Know it?

IHME Director Christopher Murray weighs in on the state of the pandemic, the new omicron vaccine, and flu season

The United States COVID-19 Testing Debacle

Understanding why the U.S. response to COVID-19 was marred by challenges

Governance

Why the Global Fund Is Important to U.S. Foreign Policy

The Global Fund is pivotal to tackling current pandemics and emerging threats

Environment

From Scalpels to Security

Examining the intersection of global surgery, climate change, and human security

Governance

Visibly Invisible: Taiwan and Global Health

The legacy of the past and practices of the present, dictate whose voices are heard

Governance

Fix It or Forget It

It's not too late to reduce the threat of failure of the World Bank's new pandemic preparedness fund 

Governance

The Spiritual Dimension of COVID-19 in Africa

In Nigeria, the pandemic set up a political battlefield between Christian religious leaders and the state

Governance

What to Know About "Stealth" Omicron 

Professor Ali H. Mokdad gives the rundown on the omicron subvariant BA.2

Governance

U.S. Foreign Policy, Global Health, and the Challenge of Institutional Reform

Rethinking U.S. engagement on global health requires transforming domestic and international institutions

Governance

Biodefense Leadership and National Security: Lessons from the Goldwater-Nichols Reforms

The U.S. government needs transformational reform to combat threats to health security

Governance

After the Mandates End

Preparing for the next COVID-19 variant

Governance

Noncommunicable Diseases and Foreign Policy on Global Health

The pandemic and climate change will deepen foreign policy disinterest in NCDs

Governance

The Ukraine Crisis, COVID-19, and Global Health

The Russian threat to Ukraine has nothing to do with the pandemic, but the situation has implications for global health