Editorials, Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Response

The Atlantic: The WHO Shouldn’t Be a Plaything for Great Powers
Zeynep Tufekci, associate professor at the University of North Carolina and faculty associate at the Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society (4/16).

The Conversation: Canada must act globally in response to the coronavirus
John D. Cameron, associate professor in the Department of International Development Studies at Dalhousie University (4/16).

The Conversation: Coronavirus risks forcing South Africa to make health trade-offs it can ill afford
Karen Hofman, professor and program director, and Susan Goldstein, associate professor, both at the SAMRC Centre for Health Economics and Decision Science — PRICELESS SA (Priority Cost Effective Lessons in Systems Strengthening South Africa) at the University of the Witwatersrand (4/16).

Devex: Opinion: With COVID-19, we must learn from the fight against Ebola
Samy Ahmar, head of health at Save the Children U.K. (4/16).

Foreign Policy: How the Economy Will Look After the Coronavirus Pandemic
Joseph E. Stiglitz, professor of economics at Columbia University and winner of the 2001 Nobel Memorial Prize in economics, and colleagues (4/15).

Foreign Policy: No, the Coronavirus Will Not Change the Global Order
Joseph S. Nye Jr., university distinguished service professor at Harvard University (4/16).

The Hill: What do we have to lose with hydroxychloroquine? Evidence that might save lives
Jim Lavery, professor and Conrad N. Hilton chair in global health ethics at the Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, and faculty at the Center for Ethics at Emory University (4/16).

The Lancet: COVID-19 in the USA: a question of time
Editorial Board (4/18).

Los Angeles Times: Editorial: For all its faults, we need WHO now more than ever
Editorial Board (4/16).

New York Times: ‘God Created the Virus. But Now He Has Lost Control’
Mohammed Hanif, novelist (4/17).

New York Times: The Singapore Warning
David Leonhardt, founding editor of the Upshot and opinion columnist at the New York Times (4/16).

Project Syndicate: Hungary’s Disease Dictator
László Bruszt, professor of political science at Central European University (4/16).

Project Syndicate: Latin America Confronts the Coronavirus
Fernando Henrique Cardoso, president of Brazil from 1995 to 2002 and member of the editorial board of Americas Quarterly and the Global Commission on Drug Policy, and colleagues (4/16).

Washington Post: Prepare for collateral damage as devastating as the virus
Editorial Board (4/16).

Washington Post: Even as rich countries reel, it’s imperative to help emerging markets
Editorial Board (4/16).

Washington Post: How can African governments persuade citizens to follow coronavirus guidelines?
Allison Namias Grossman, PhD candidate in political science at the University of California, Berkeley (4/17).

Washington Post: Trudeau looks a lot like Trump when it comes to the coronavirus
J.J. McCullough, contributing columnist for the Global Opinions section of the Washington Post (4/16).

Washington Post: The WHO doesn’t only have a China problem — it has a dictator problem
Josh Rogin, columnist for the Global Opinions section of the Washington Post and political analyst at CNN (4/16).

Washington Post: Trump wants to review the WHO’s actions. These are its key roles and limitations
Jeremy Youde, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and global health politics researcher at the University of Minnesota Duluth (4/16).

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