Preparedness

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Health-Systems Strengthening in the Age of COVID-19

As the pandemic stresses many health-systems to their breaking point, it’s more important than ever to bolster them now

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

Poverty

Argentina's Quarantine—The Long View

To build on the country's early success against COVID-19, we should envision an overall Latin American pandemic response

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

Migration

Avoiding Another COVID-19 Surge in the United States

Keeping tabs on movement, infections, and testing are crucial to containing the virus

Governance

Public Health is Always Political

U.S. pandemic responses are human endeavors led by governments put in place by the people through political processes

Governance

Funding Pandemic Preparedness: A Global Public Good

Pandemics in a globalized world require global responses. We must be better equipped and funded.

Food

COVID-19: This Crisis Should Make Us Stronger

As efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 succeed, those who are better off must help the most vulnerable

Governance

Preparing for the COVID-19 Surge in the United States

States such as Louisiana, New York, Michigan, and North Carolina are likely to be among the hardest hit

Governance

Coronavirus: A Twenty-Year Failure

Unheeded warnings and past pandemic preparedness policy failures have left the world vulnerable to COVID-19

Migration

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

Trade

Coronavirus in Latin America

How will the region cope with COVID-19 pressure on health care systems, weak economies, and unstable politics

Governance

Tracking Coronavirus in Countries With and Without Travel Bans

Travel restrictions have neither stopped the spread of this novel coronavirus nor prevented it from becoming a pandemic

Governance

Much at Stake as EU Battles COVID-19

Does Europe have the will to unite as one and protect global health around the world, or will national politics prevail?