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Spread of COVID-19 Variants Adds to Urgency of Disease Control Efforts

Increasing evidence suggests new COVID-19 variants are more transmissible between people

A Disparate Group of Places Lead the Way Through a Grim Pandemic Winter

Minnesota, Austria, and Saudi Arabia are using evidence-based strategies to save lives and protect health systems

Governance

COVID-19 Has a Strong Chance of Winning on November 3

Surging infection numbers suggest coronavirus cases will continue to increase in every state until the U.S. election

Poverty

Scaling up Surgery and Anesthesia, Post-Coronavirus

Expanding access to surgery and anesthesia globally would be a win–win for health security and universal health coverage

Trade

Back to Basics After COVID-19

Investing in Primary Care Now Will Prepare the U.S. for the Next Pandemic

Gender

Falling Through the Cracks: COVID-19 and the Rise of Maternal Deaths in Africa

Africa’s unified pandemic response has saved lives, but reduced access to routine services puts women’s health in danger

Trade

Vaccine Nationalism and Africa

African Union calls for a “People's Vaccine” as African Academy of Sciences begins mapping local clinical trials sites

Migration

In Thailand, Noncitizen Health Matters

National progress on migrant health is expansive, effective, and has helped Thailand avoid the worst of the coronavirus

Governance

Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Interview with Minneapolis City Council Vice President Andrea Jenkins on the intersection of race, health, and COVID-19

Environment

The Kids Are (Not) Alright

Analyzing the evidence against—and in support of—reopening schools during COVID-19

Governance

What Happens When COVID-19 Ends?

The pandemic has exposed cracks in our health-care systems, shortsightedness of human interests, and poor public policy

Poverty

Coronavirus in Zimbabwe

The country is facing an unprecedented public health catastrophe—and action is required to prevent more needless deaths

Aging

Coronavirus in Toronto—Lessons Lost on a Second SARS

The city's COVID-19 response is strongly informed by the experience of the earlier outbreak—but by no means exceptional

Governance

Condoms, Cookstoves, Seatbelts, and Face Masks

Forget all the self-righteous, public judgement—let's find better ways to cajole people into wearing face masks