News Outlets Discuss U.S., Global Political, Economic Responses To, Impacts From COVID-19 Pandemic
The Atlantic: The Coronavirus’s Real and Immediate Threat to Democracy (Serhan, 3/12).
Devex: Will the private sector unite to fight COVID-19? (Saldinger, 3/13).
Devex: COVID-19 forces international aid groups to limit travel, rethink operations (Lieberman, 3/12).
Foreign Policy: Global Diplomacy Grinds to a Halt on Infection Fears (Lynch/Gramer, 3/12).
The Hill: Brazilian president Bolsonaro tested for coronavirus days after meeting Trump (Coleman, 3/12).
NBC: Spying on coronavirus: A little-known U.S. intel outfit has its most important mission yet (Delanian, 3/13).
New Humanitarian: Q&A: WHO’s Mike Ryan on how countries in crisis can prepare for a coronavirus epidemic (Patnaik, 3/12).
New York Magazine: Obama’s Ebola Czar, Ron Klain, on How Trump Has Bungled the Coronavirus Response (Debenedetti, 3/12).
New York Times: Why Women May Face a Greater Risk of Catching Coronavirus (Gupta, 3/12).
New York Times: The World Has a Plan to Fight Coronavirus. Most Countries Are Not Using it (Gebrekidan, 3/12).
New York Times: Trump Administration Escalates Tensions With Europe as Crisis Looms (Swanson, 3/12).
NPR: Planet Money: Why The Market For Emergency Vaccines Is Like No Other (3/13).
NPR: White House Knew Coronavirus Would Be A ‘Major Threat’ — But Response Fell Short (Gross, 3/12).
PBS NewsHour: U.S. federal response to coronavirus a ‘fiasco,’ says global health expert (Woodruff, 3/12).
Reuters: WHO officials rethink epidemic messaging amid pandemic debate (Kelland/Nebehay, 3/13).
Science: Airport screening is largely futile, research shows (Normile, 3/13).
STAT: Why Trump’s coronavirus speech, designed to calm, deepened panic (Herper, 3/12).