Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Consequential Effects On Climate Change, Pressure To Quickly Develop Vaccine

Bloomberg: Is the Worst of the Coronavirus Behind Us Now?
Lionel Laurent, Bloomberg Opinion columnist (6/1).

Devex: A food data revolution in the COVID-19 era
Agnes Kalibata, U.N. secretary general’s special envoy for ‘Food Systems Summit 2021’ and president of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, and Lawrence Haddad, executive director of GAIN (6/1).

IPS: The Consequential Effects of Covid-19 on the Climate Crisis
Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin Okyenhene, King of Akyem Abuakwa, Ghana (6/1).

The Lancet Planetary Health: Overselling wildlife trade bans will not bolster conservation or pandemic preparedness
Evan A. Eskew, postdoctoral associate at the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources at Rutgers University, and Colin J. Carlson, assistant research professor at the Center for Global Health Science Security at Georgetown University (6/1).

STAT: My nightmare: Covid-19 meets racism meets the killing of a Black person by police
Lauren Powell, executive director of Time’s Up Healthcare (6/2).

Thomson Reuters Foundation: From COVID-19 crisis comes opportunity to rethink risk
Mami Mizutori, U.N. secretary general’s special representative for disaster risk reduction and the head of the U.N. Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, and Heide Hackmann, CEO of the International Science Council (6/1).

Wall Street Journal: The Lancet’s Politicized Science on Antimalarial Drugs
Allysia Finley, member of the Wall Street Journal’s editorial board (6/1).

Washington Post: The FDA should not rush a covid-19 vaccine
Steven Joffe, professor and interim chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy and professor of pediatrics, and Holly Fernandez Lynch, assistant professor of medical ethics in the department, both at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine (6/2).

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