Editorial, Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Sweden’s Coronavirus Strategy, Virus’s Impact On Women’s, Children’s Health

The Conversation: Human activities are responsible for viruses crossing over from bats and causing pandemics like coronavirus
Narveen Jandu, assistant professor at the School of Public Health & Health Studies at the University of Waterloo (5/12).

Devex: Opinion: How to prevent the 2020s from becoming a lost decade for children
Kevin Watkins, chief executive of Save the Children U.K. (5/12).

Foreign Affairs: Sweden’s Coronavirus Strategy Will Soon Be the World’s
Nils Karlson, professor of political science at Linköping University and president and CEO of the Ratio Institute; Charlotta Stern, professor of sociology in work and organization at Stockholm University and deputy CEO of the Ratio Institute; and Daniel B. Klein, professor of economics and JIN chair at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and associate fellow at the Ratio Institute (5/12).

Foreign Policy: We Can’t Stop the Coronavirus Unless We Stop Corruption
Alexandra Wrage, president of TRACE (5/12).

IPS: Opinion: Protecting Women’s Reproductive Health During the Pandemic
Anand Grover, former United Nations special rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, and Ximena Casas, women’s rights researcher at Human Rights Watch (5/12).

The Lancet Global Health: A wake-up call: COVID-19 and its impact on children’s health and wellbeing
Henrietta H. Fore, executive director of UNICEF (5/12).

POLITICO: Coronavirus Is Going to Make Some People Move
Parag Khanna, founder and managing partner of FutureMap, and Kailash K. Prasad, director of research at FutureMap and editor at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (5/13).

Project Syndicate: A Pandemic of Hunger
Esther Ngumbi, assistant professor of entomology and African-American studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (5/12).

Washington Post: A Chinese lawyer criticized the regime’s handling of the pandemic. Then he disappeared
Editorial Board (5/12).

Washington Post: The pandemic will fuel the populism that sent Trump to the White House
Marc A. Thiessen, columnist at the Washington Post and fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (5/12).

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