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The United States COVID-19 Testing Debacle

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

Overcoming Cacophony in Public Health Communication after COVID-19

Communication failures during the pandemic require strategic attention

Governance

The Monkeypox Public Health Emergency

Health law expert Lindsay Wiley outlines the legal tools the U.S. government has to respond to monkeypox

Governance

COVID-19's Repercussions on Public Health Policy and Law in the United States

The pandemic has triggered regressive state-based law and policy reforms across America

Governance

Global Health's Moment of Truth in the United States

Twenty years ago, Congress created a global health bill that changed the world and this week, they could do it again

Environment

How Global Warming is Affecting Health

How global warming is affecting health and how leadership dropped the ball at COP26

Trade

mRNA Therapeutics: The Technology That Saved the World

COVID-19 vaccines catapulted mRNA technology into the spotlight, and now it's used to cure previously untreated diseases

Governance

A Sensible Approach to Omicron

New estimates suggest omicron is just 3 percent as deadly as delta

Governance

Q&A with Margaret Hamburg and Tom Frieden on 9/11

Two former New York City health commissioners and global health leaders look at public health over the past two decades

Poverty

On COVID Shockers, Vaccine Disparities, Nagging the White House, and Next-Gen Physicians

An interview with longtime global public health physician and Partners In Health cofounder Paul Farmer

Governance

COVID-19 Vaccine Verification Requires a Multidisciplinary Strategy Grounded in Health Equity

Vaccinating as many people as possible is the most effective strategy that can enable ending the pandemic

Governance

How Norway's Prisons Have Weathered a Pandemic

Its famously progressive correctional system is anomalous, but still has lessons for other countries

Governance

A "To Undo" List for the Biden Administration’s COVID-19 Response

The incoming administration must unwind competing messages dispensed by the incumbent and recalibrate health norms