Opinion Pieces Address Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Impact On Poverty, Building Trust In Government, U.S. Response

Devex: Opinion: The long shadow of COVID-19 on extreme poverty
Shameran Abed, senior director of microfinance and ultra-poor graduation programs at BRAC (10/27).

Foreign Affairs: Fighting a Pandemic Requires Trust
Thomas J. Bollyky, director of the global health program at the Council on Foreign Relations, and colleagues (10/23).

IPS: Good data is the key to a sustainable post-COVID Pacific
Stuart Minchin, director general of the Pacific Community (10/28).

IPS: Global Data Community’s Response to COVID-19
Francesca Perucci, chief of the development data and outreach branch at the United Nations (10/28).

New York Times: How America Helped Defeat the Coronavirus*
Sanya Dosani, reporter and producer with the New York Times, and colleagues (10/28).

Project Syndicate: Nutrition Leadership During a Pandemic
John Agyekum Kufuor, former president of Ghana and co-founder of the African Leaders for Nutrition initiative (10/27).

Scientific American: How Indigenous Communities in Canada Organized an Exemplary COVID Public Health Response
Lisa Richardson, physician and vice chair of culture and inclusion in the University of Toronto’s Department of Medicine and strategic lead in Indigenous health for the faculty of medicine, and Allison Crawford, psychiatrist leading virtual mental health at the Center for Addiction and Mental Health and associate professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of Toronto (10/30).

Washington Post: Here are the Trump administration’s four most profound failures in the pandemic
Michael Gerson, columnist for the Washington Post (10/27).

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