The notion that the U.S. should partner with Saudi Arabia in a joint “oil alliance” is “one of the more absurd policy suggestions that we’ve seen since the coronavirus began eating away at oil prices,” write authors. Read more to learn why. Continue Reading
In an updated post, Baker Institute health policy experts provide links to some of the sources that they found most helpful in understanding developments in the coronavirus outbreak and efforts to control it. Continue Reading
So far, in the face of a pandemic the political assets of populists may lead to their undoing. But at the end of the day, if conditions under the López Obrador administration significantly change for the worse, faith in a liberal democracy and strong democratic institutions may be restored. Continue Reading
Coronavirus cases in Texas may grow as the state expands COVID-19 screening and delayed decisions to limit public interaction have serious consequences. No one should be surprised or panic as the figures roll out. Continue Reading
There is a flood of information about the coronavirus pandemic. In this post, health policy fellow Vivian Ho provides links to some of the best sources followed by career health policy researchers.
We hope for a relatively optimistic outlook for the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, with the quick realization of all modifying interventions, such as earlier and broader testing; strict preventive hygienic and societal measures; a safe and effective vaccine; and effective therapies to treat the virus. Continue Reading
As the number of coronavirus cases rises in Iran, nearby countries are scrambling to prevent the virus from spreading across borders. Continue Reading