Editorial, Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Mass Testing, Vaccine Development, Financing Africa’s Response

Financial Times: Mass testing offers hope of taming the pandemic
Editorial Board (9/8).

Financial Times: Vaccine speed must not trump safety
Thomas Cueni, director general of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (9/8).

Forbes: 60% Of Americans Say Government Making Pandemic Worse. Here’s How We Restore Trust In Government & Science
Bill Frist, heart and lung transplant surgeon, former Republican Senate majority leader from Tennessee, and host of the podcast “A Second Opinion, Rethinking American Health” (9/4).

New Humanitarian: Three lessons from the Global South on combating the pandemic
Muhammad Musa, physician, public health expert, and executive director of BRAC International (9/7).

Project Syndicate: The Unfinished Agenda of Financing Africa’s COVID-19 Response
Brahima Coulibaly, vice president and director of the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution; Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Board chair of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, African Union special envoy on COVID-19, distinguished fellow at the Brookings Institution, and global public leader at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government; Vera Songwe, U.N. under-secretary general and executive secretary of the U.N. Economic Commission for Africa; and colleagues (9/7).

STAT: Pharma drew a line in the sand over Covid-19 vaccine readiness — because someone had to
Ed Silverman, Pharmalot columnist and senior writer at STAT (9/7).

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