Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Response, Including Importance Of Global Action On Climate Change, Impact On Economies, Global Hunger

BMJ: Routine vaccination during covid-19 pandemic response
Sonia Saxena, professor of primary care at the Department of Primary Care and Public Health at the Imperial College London; Helen Skirrow, public health medicine specialist registrar at the Department of Primary Care and Public Health at the Imperial College London; and Helen Bedford, professor of children’s health at UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (6/16).

Devex: Opinion: Civil society is rebuilding resilience in coronavirus-stricken Caribbean
Marlene Attzs, lecturer in economics at the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago (6/16).

Devex: Opinion: Why global health security is every company’s business
Alan Tennenberg, infectious diseases physician and chief medical officer of Johnson & Johnson Global Public Health, and Ashling Mulvaney, global head of Access to Healthcare, Global Sustainability at AstraZeneca (6/17).

Financial Times: It is critical to design our Covid-19 recovery for green challenges
Ban Ki-moon, former U.N. secretary general (6/16).

Foreign Affairs: The Looming Hunger Pandemic
David M. Beasley, executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme (6/16).

Foreign Policy: China’s Health Silk Road Is a Dead-End Street
Kristine Lee, research associate with the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security, and Martin Rasser, senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security (6/16).

The Hill: In troubled times, climate change is the ‘black elephant’
R. David Harden, managing director of the Georgetown Strategy Group, and Suzanne Greene, program manager at the Sustainable Supply Chains initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Transportation & Logistics (6/16).

Project Syndicate: A Tale of Two COVID-19 Responses
Shahid Javed Burki, chair of the Shahid Javed Burki Institute of Public Policy (6/17).

Project Syndicate: Strengthening Africa’s Best Pandemic Defense
Assia Sidibe, program manager at UNITLIFE and senior Aspen New Voices fellow (6/16).

Project Syndicate: Tackling Pandemics at Their Root
Muhammad Hamid Zaman, professor of biomedical Engineering and International Health at Boston University (6/17).

STAT: To fight Covid-19, open access to scientific publishing
Peter Walter, professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California at San Francisco, and R. Dyche Mullins, professor in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology at the University of California at San Francisco, both investigators with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (6/16).

Wall Street Journal: There Isn’t a Coronavirus ‘Second Wave’
Mike Pence, vice president of the United States (6/16).

Washington Post: Contact tracing is the key weapon against covid-19
Danielle Allen, political theorist at Harvard University and contributing columnist for the Washington Post (6/16).

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