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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

Britain's Moral Bankruptcy Over COVID-19 Vaccines

Why a study set to deliberately infect people with coronavirus is unethical, unnecessary, and likely to be uninformative

Gender

Violence in Times of Coronavirus—The Ugly Truth

We cannot afford to unsee domestic abuse after COVID-19—we need a world free from violence against women and children

Governance

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?

Poverty

COVID-19 Highlights the Need for Universal Health Coverage

Universal health coverage is achievable for all countries—and in the aftermath of the pandemic, it should be implemented

Governance

Expertise, Coronavirus, and the New Normal

North–south divide in the time of coronavirus may be a preview of what will emerge on other side of the pandemic

Governance

What We Talk About When We Talk About Coronavirus

A gendered and political analysis of world leaders’ COVID-19 pandemic statements in March 2020

Poverty

Untrained Drug Sellers Replacing Doctors—A Challenge for COVID-19

Success controlling COVID-19 in lower-income countries will depend on implementing strategies appropriate to those areas

Trade

EU: Strongly United for Health—Deeply Divided on the Economy

Lock-step solidarity during COVID-19 pandemic is challenged by policy questions within and "mask diplomacy" from abroad

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

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?

Governance

How to Tackle Global Problems in an Age of Populism

Appetites for investment do exist today to define achievable goals, apply effective tools, and solve global challenges