Opinion Pieces Address Various Issues Related To COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Lessons From Polio Vaccine, Global Cooperation, Impacts On Women, Children

The Conversation: Lessons from how the polio vaccine went from the lab to the public that Americans can learn from today
Carl Kurlander, senior lecturer, and Randy P. Juhl, distinguished service professor emeritus of pharmacy, both at the University of Pittsburgh (9/16).

Devex: Opinion: Global cooperation tested by the pandemic at UNGA 75
José Luis Castro, president and CEO of Vital Strategies (9/16).

Devex: Opinion: Our collective vulnerability
Vanessa Kerry, co-founder and CEO of Seed Global Health (9/17).

Harvard Business Review: Don’t Let the Pandemic Set Back Gender Equality
Deepa Mahajan, partner in McKinsey & Company’s San Francisco office, and colleagues (9/16).

The Hill: Media’s anti-Trump coronavirus spin has real consequences
Sen. Mike Braun (R-Ind.), member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (9/16).

IPS: Leveraging Research for Solution-driven Policymaking in the Era of COVID-19
Sudip Ranjan Basu, program officer for partnerships in the Office of the Executive Secretary at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), and colleagues (9/16).

IPS: Impact of COVID-19 on Women and Children
Mary Robinson, chair of The Elders and former president of Ireland (9/16).

JAMA: Suboptimal U.S. Response to COVID-19 Despite Robust Capabilities and Resources
Jennifer B. Nuzzo, senior scholar at the Center for Health Security at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, and colleagues (9/16).

New York Times: A Cataclysm of Hunger, Disease and Illiteracy
Nicholas Kristof, opinion columnist at the New York Times (9/16).

Project Syndicate: A Moment of Truth in the Pandemic
Seth Berkley, CEO of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; Richard Hatchett, CEO of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations; and Soumya Swaminathan, chief scientist at the WHO (9/16).

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