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January 2021 Sandro Galea, Lawrence O. Gostin, Alan B. Cohen, Nicole Lurie,
The arrival of the first COVID-19 vaccines and of new Presidential leadership mark important turning points in the pandemic. President-elect Biden… More
December 2020 Michelle M. Mello, Alan B. Cohen,
President-elect Biden will take office during a staggering new wave of COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and deaths. Fighting the pandemic is his… More
December 2020 Dalton Conley, Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach,
Though children are said to have—on average—the least dangerous response to novel coronavirus infections, in other ways, kids have been… More
December 2020 Dalton Conley,
If we have (re-)learned anything from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is that any new health shock is borne differentially by those of different… More
December 2020 Sara Rosenbaum, Heidi L. Allen, Joel C. Cantor,
The ambition of the Biden-Harris campaign’s national health reform plan is easy to overlook, in part, because of the relatively modest sound of an… More
December 2020 Richard M. Scheffler, Thomas Rice,
President-elect Joe Biden has proposed a federal public option similar to Medicare as the centerpiece of his health policy agenda, though the details… More
December 2020 Harold A. Pollack, Amy C. Watson,
The deaths of Robert Saylor, Laquan McDonald, Quintonio LeGrier, Dantre Hamilton, Walter Wallace and so many others underscore the repeated failure of… More
December 2020 David Rosner,
For those who think elections don’t matter, take a look at the climate change discussion in the past few weeks. More
November 2020 Lawrence O. Gostin, Sandro Galea,
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the world’s leading public health agency, so admired that whole regions and countries… More
November 2020 Mark V. Pauly, Gail R. Wilensky,
The principle of “paying for value rather than volume” has been touted by health policy experts as one of the most important ways to improve… More
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