Editorials, Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Post-Pandemic World, Search For Vaccine, Impact Of Lockdowns

Bloomberg: Children May Be the Silent Victims of Coronavirus
Adam Minter, Bloomberg Opinion columnist (4/26).

The Conversation: Coronavirus shows the urgency of ensuring that research gets into the public domain
Dorsamy (Gansen) Pillay, deputy chief executive officer (DCEO) responsible for leading the Research and Innovation Support and Advancement group; and Beverley Damonse, group executive of Science Engagement and Corporate Relations, both with the National Research Foundation of South Africa (4/22).

Dallas Morning News: America’s global response to AIDS can serve as a model for leading the world against coronavirus
Editorial Board (4/26).

Devex: Opinion: Without funding, there will be no COVID-19 vaccine
Friederike Röder, leader for government relations at Global Citizen (4/27).

Devex: Opinion: Post-pandemic opportunities to improve global development
Christine Sow, CEO at Humentum (4/27).

Foreign Policy: Don’t Bash Globalization — It Will Rescue Our Economies After the Pandemic
Salvatore Babones, adjunct scholar at the Centre for Independent Studies in Sydney and associate professor at the University of Sydney (4/25).

The Guardian: A rise in deaths from preventable diseases must not be part of Covid-19’s legacy
Edward Parker, research fellow at the Vaccine Centre at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (4/27).

The Guardian: Africa’s Covid-19 research must be tailored to its realities — by its own scientists
Monique Wasunna, director of the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative’s Africa regional office (4/25).

The Hill: Avoiding a COVID-created global hunger crisis
Asma Lateef, director of Bread for the World Institute (4/25).

The Hill: Pandemics and politics: Lessons from the HIV/AIDS crisis
Thomas F. Sheridan, lobbyist and author (4/25).

The Hill: What can health care providers in poor countries do about COVID-19?
Stevan Weine, professor of psychiatry, director of global medicine, and director of the Center for Global Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, and Nayanjeet Chaudhury, senior global technical adviser to Medtronic Foundation and adviser to Ramaiah International Centre for Public Health Innovations (4/25).

The Lancet: Offline: Why President Trump is wrong about WHO
Richard Horton, editor in chief of the Lancet (4/25).

New York Times: We Need a New Kind of National Guard
Stefano Bertuzzi, chief executive, and Robin Patel, president, both at the American Society for Microbiology (4/27).

New York Times: Saudi Arabia Must Suspend the Hajj
Ebrahim Moosa, professor of Islamic studies at the University of Notre Dame (4/27).

New York Times: Most Americans Who Carry the Coronavirus Don’t Know It
Shan Soe-Lin, managing director of Pharos Global Health Advisors and lecturer at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University, and Robert Hecht, professor of clinical epidemiology at Yale University and president of Pharos Global Health Advisors (4/26).

Project Syndicate: The International Order After COVID-19
Robert Malley, president and CEO of the International Crisis Group (4/24).

Project Syndicate: Impact Investment’s Pandemic Challenge
Tolullah Oni, clinical senior research associate in public health and epidemiology at the University of Cambridge, honorary associate professor at the University of Cape Town, 2015 Next Einstein Forum fellow, and WEF Young Global Leader; Gillian Marcelle, managing member of Resilience Capital Ventures LLC and affiliated with MIT; and Tau Tavengwa, visiting fellow at the London School of Economics LSE Cities, research fellow at the Max Planck Institute, and associate at the African Centre for Cities (4/24).

Scientific American: COVID-19 Will Hit the Elderly Even Harder in Developing Countries
Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, professor of social policy and international development at the University of East Anglia, and Karl Pillemer, director of the Cornell University Institute for Translational Research on Aging and professor of gerontology in medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine (4/24).

STAT: The success of a Covid-19 vaccine will hinge on its delivery
Lois Privor-Dumm, director of policy, advocacy, and communications and director of adult vaccines; Naor Bar-Zeev, deputy director and director of epidemiology; and Maria Deloria Knoll, associate director for science, all at the International Vaccine Access Center at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (4/25).

Wall Street Journal: America Needs to Win the Coronavirus Vaccine Race
Scott Gottlieb, resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, board member of Pfizer and Illumina, and partner at New Enterprise Associates (4/26).

Wall Street Journal: Do Lockdowns Save Many Lives? In Most Places, the Data Say No
T.J. Rodgers, founding CEO of Cypress Semiconductor Corp (4/26).

Washington Post: We’re deporting people to vulnerable countries — and sending the virus with them
Editorial Board (4/26).

Washington Post: We are nearing the end of the beginning of the covid-19 crisis. Bigger challenges lie ahead.
Editorial Board (4/25).

Washington Post: Lockdowns will starve people in low-income countries
Julian C. Jamison, professor of economics at the University of Exeter (4/20).

Washington Post: Letters to the Editor: Examining our pandemic priorities
Daniel Speckhard, president and chief executive of Lutheran World Relief and IMA World Health (4/26).

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