Editorials, Opinion Pieces Address Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Vaccine Accessibility, Regulation, Trust; Global Health Security; Economic Challenges

Devex: Opinion: Africa-led solutions to expedite access to COVID-19 vaccines
Nagesh Borse, technical director of the Global Health Technical Program at USP, and Mwemezi Ngemera, pharmacist, public health specialist, and Africa regional lead at USP (12/9).

Foreign Affairs: Latin America’s Lost Decades
Luis Alberto Moreno, president of the Inter-American Development Bank from 2005 to 2020 and Colombia’s ambassador to the United States from 1998 to 2005 (January/February 2021).

Foreign Affairs: To Stop a Pandemic
Jennifer Nuzzo, senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, associate professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations (January/February 2021).

Nature: COVID vaccines: the world’s medical regulators need access to open data
Editorial Board (12/8).

Project Syndicate: The Pandemic Public-Debt Dilemma
Michael Spence, Nobel laureate in economics, Philip H. Knight professor and dean, emeritus, at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, and Danny Leipziger, professor at George Washington University’s School of Business (12/8).

Washington Post: The record turnaround for covid-19 vaccines has years of extraordinary science to thank
Editorial Board (12/8).

Washington Post: Two scenarios could derail trust in the vaccines. Here’s how we must prepare for them.
Leana S. Wen, Washington Post contributing columnist, emergency physician, and visiting professor at George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (12/8).

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