COVID-19

  • WWS Reacts: Family Health During a Global Pandemic

    Monday, Apr 27, 2020
    by Sarah M. Binder and Patty Yelavich, Woodrow Wilson School

    Access to comprehensive, quality health care is critical for promoting and maintaining health and well-being. Yet, under normal circumstances, health care accessibility is an issue for many in the United States. Covid-19 brings new challenges for low-income families, expecting mothers, and others at higher risk for serious illness.

  • WWS Reacts: China’s Response to Covid-19

    Friday, Apr 24, 2020
    by B. Rose Huber and Patricia Yelavich, Woodrow Wilson School

    As the rest of the world struggles to combat Covid-19, China, where the virus originated in late 2019, appears to have made significant strides to quell the virus. As a result, researchers, health care professionals, and policymakers around the world are looking for the lessons learned from China’s experience.  

  • To combat COVID-19, behavioral pitfalls must be addressed

    Friday, Apr 24, 2020
    by B. Rose Huber, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

    During any crisis, timely, and sometimes life-altering, decisions must be made, requiring an extreme amount of sound judgment under uncertainty. The COVID-19 pandemic is no different.

  • Research on COVID-19 misinformation fuels partnership with Microsoft Research

    Tuesday, Apr 21, 2020
    by Sarah Binder, Woodrow Wilson School

    Open Facebook or Twitter on any given day during the Covid-19 global pandemic, and it takes just moments before a questionable claim about the coronavirus appears — 5G technology causes people to succumb to the virus; inhaling steam will cure it; the virus is a bioweapon gone wrong. From the origins of the virus or potential treatments to what the U.S. federal government is or is not doing in response, misinformation abounds.

  • WWS reacts: How developing countries might grapple with COVID-19

    Thursday, Apr 16, 2020
    by B. Rose Huber and Patricia Yelavich, Woodrow Wilson School
    Melissa M. Lee of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs comments on how developing countries can best respond, what tools they need most, and what could hamper their efforts to contain Covid-19.
  • On the policy front lines: State health and value strategies program helps state governments tackle COVID-19

    Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020
    by Stephanie Benjamin, State Health and Value Strategies

    As health care providers work tirelessly to test and treat patients who may have contracted the COVID-19 virus, state and local governments are working around the clock to create, adapt, and implement policies to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus and address the growing needs of their constituents.

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