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Holding Incumbents Accountable: COVID-19 at the Ballot Box

Lessons from elections during the pandemic in Dominican Republic, New Zealand, Poland, Singapore, and South Korea

Southeast Asia Needs Its Own CDC

COVID-19 is a baptism by fire and highlights the need for an effective, durable disease control authority in the region

Governance

All Bets Are Off for Measuring Pandemic Preparedness

Three standard measures don't predict how countries fare in COVID-19—so how do we better prepare for the next pandemic?

Governance

Funding Pandemic Preparedness: A Global Public Good

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

Governance

Quarantined: Federalism in Action at Home and Abroad

Lessons from around the world on how national and subnational governments can cooperate in response to COVID-19

Trade

Long-Term Impacts of Coronavirus in South Korea

Despite South Korea’s high capacity for response, COVID-19's spread may incite human, economic, and political disasters

Food

The Market, the Clinic, the Lung, and the Lab

An interview with University of Iowa expert Stanley Perlman on what we know and what we don’t about the new coronavirus