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The Irreplaceable Public Sector

Greater engagement of the public sector is not only welcome but essential, both to mitigate the current pandemic and to help us prevent a future one.

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Pandemics and Prisons

Simple acts of compassion first tested during Covid-19 can be an important first step to alleviate the daily hardships experienced by the 2.3 million incarcerated Americans.

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Who Decides?

Take a drive with Michael Stein and Sandro Galea as they use a speed limit analogy to examine who should make pandemic decisions that must strike a balance between public health and economic consequences.

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Time for an Ethics Refresh?

Our ethical norms about when we should deploy biological solutions to novel viral assaults have changed before. Is it time for new, post-Covid-19 ethical standards for how we approve and deploy vaccines?

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The New Us?

The Covid-19 moment creates an opportunity for change, but that change is unlikely to be predominantly about individual behavior.

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The Respiratory Scoreboard

We might have expected that with so much Covid-19 around, flu would be a fellow traveler, likewise infecting millions of Americans. But the only virus that’s had a successfully infectious year in 2020 was the new Covid-19.

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Welcome to the Gun Show

Covid-19 did not slow the gun violence trend of the past decade. 2020 was another year where more gun sales did not buy more safety.

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The Responsibilities of Experts

The Covid-19 moment has taught us that public health may not have been quite ready for the harsh glare of the global media spotlight.

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