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).

The KFF Daily Global Health Policy Report summarized news and information on global health policy from hundreds of sources, from May 2009 through December 2020. All summaries are archived and available via search.

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