Editorial, Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Racial Health Disparities

The Atlantic: Public-Health Experts Are Not Hypocrites
Julia Marcus, epidemiologist and professor at Harvard Medical School, and Gregg Gonsalves, epidemiologist and professor at the Yale School of Public Health (6/11).

The Guardian: ‘The data was there — so why did it take coronavirus to wake us up to racial health inequalities?’
Angela Saini, author (6/11).

The Hill: COVID-19 exposes the threat of China’s theft of American intellectual property
Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), chair of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property (6/10).

New York Times: The Hand-Washing Wars
Nancy Stearns Bercaw, author (6/11).

TIME: U.S. Response to COVID-19 is Worse than China’s. 100 Times Worse.
Gavin Yamey, physician and professor of global health and public policy and director of the Center for Policy Impact in Global Health at Duke University, and Dean T. Jamison, Edward A. Clarkson professor emeritus in the Institute of Global Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco (6/10).

Washington Post: While coronavirus deaths spike in Brazil, Bolsonaro wars with his enemies
Editorial Board (6/10).

Washington Post: We are living in a bipartisan state of denial about the coronavirus
Max Boot, columnist at the Washington Post, Jeane J. Kirkpatrick senior fellow for national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, and global affairs analyst for CNN (6/10).

Washington Post: How amateur epidemiology can hurt our covid-19 response
Tom Frieden, president and chief executive of Resolve to Save Lives and senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations (6/10).

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