#Pandemic

The uncertain future of capitalism after coronavirus

2020 Oct 19

The pandemic made a global economic slowdown much worse. Maybe its time to rethink a system based on endless growth.

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Capitalism Is Broken. The Fix Begins With a Free Covid-19 Vaccine.

2020 Oct 19

Skewed public-private relationships, like pharmaceutical companies getting millions from taxpayers then overcharging for drugs, are just one part of the problem.

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The deadly viruses that vanished without trace

2020 Oct 01

Scientists are only just starting to unravel why some viruses disappear, while others can linger and cause disease for centuries.

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The Pandemic Must Transform Global Agriculture

2020 Jun 24

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the risks of unhealthy diets and the extreme fragility of the global food system.

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Pandemic politics: Will COVID-19 exacerbate or mitigate conflicts in Libya and Syria?

2020 May 27

Will COVID-19 prolong conflict in Libya and Syria, or will such wars exacerbate the pandemics spread?

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How Germany Contained the Coronavirus

2020 May 27

Compared to many other countries, Germany has managed the COVID-19 crisis well, owing to its properly funded health system, technological edge, and decisive leadership. But beyond any unique feature of the German system is something that all countries can

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Why Travel Bans Fail to Stop Pandemics

2020 May 18

Hasty Border Closures Invite Chaos—and Can Seed New Outbreaks

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Series of discussions in Annabaa Forum for Dialogue

2020 May 05

Medical, scientific, and instructional lectures regarding coronavirus

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The Moral Crisis of the Pandemic

2020 Apr 20

COVID-19 has intensified our dependence on local communities, and we are riveted by stories of community resilience in the face of an unseen peril.

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I Can’t Stop Thinking About Patient One

2020 Apr 16

Italy shows us that controlling the pandemic will require reshaping family life in much of the world.

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How Will the Coronavirus Crisis Affect Your Middle Eastern Focus Area in the Coming Months?

2020 Apr 07

A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.

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Face Masks Are In

2020 Apr 02

The West has long stigmatized mask-wearing, unlike in many Asian countries, where those who do not wear masks during public-health crises are the ones who are stigmatized.

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