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Trade

The links between trade and health extend back to the earliest human settlements, but globalization has brought these spheres together as never before. This section examines the issues that have led to an even closer intersection between trade and health, asks how they impact the poor, and explores the tensions that arise between the goals of protecting and promoting health and generating wealth through trade.

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Back to Basics After COVID-19

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

Vaccine Nationalism and Africa

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

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A New Way to Drive COVID-19 Vaccine Development

How a "benefit-based advance market commitment" could build on existing Gavi COVAX and EU Joint Procurement initiatives

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Patent Pools and the Pandemic—A Renewed Debate

In light of COVID-19 we need to revisit patent pools and their potential for pro-competitive and anticompetitive effects

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Vaccine Dreams and Russian Reality

Putin's gamble on an untested cure has high stakes—it could pay off if it actually works but will cost lives if it fails