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.
In the face of global disease outbreaks, the U.S. should promote and invest in developing a more innovative and adaptable biomanufacturing infrastructure that will enable the production of vaccines and drugs quickly when crises strike. Continue Reading
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
The COVID-19 outbreak has now reached pandemic proportions, threatening the health of millions worldwide and adversely affecting the international economy. Understanding the status of COVID-19, its potential impact in the U.S., and the needed preventive measures could save many lives. Continue Reading
State and local officials should work together to improve safety standards for clean drinking water in Texas, particularly around military bases and airports where levels of PFAS, chemical compounds that do not break down in our bodies or in the environment, are often higher due to the use of PFAS-containing firefighting foams. Continue Reading
As the climate crisis comes to a head and nations across the world implement policies to address the global loss of biodiversity, it is imperative that conservation strategies consider the evolutionary impacts of both the environmental issues that define the Anthropocene and the solutions developed to address them. Continue Reading