On April 19, 2021, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, gave a press conference in which he noted both that the world can bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control within “a matter of months,” and that the number of infections globally has risen each of the last eight weeks, producing 5.2 million new cases. Much of that rise has been driven by the continued emergence of variants.
Editorial 3: Making Health the Driver to Realize the Promise of the Summit on the Financing of African Economies
In mid-May, French President Macron hosted two remarkable international events.
Editorial 4: Game Changing Biden Vaccine Announcement Opens the Door to African Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
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Editorial 5: Confronting the Delta Variant Requires New Directions in Vaccine Distribution, COVID Testing and Vaccine Manufacturing
The global drive to deliver COVID vaccinations continues to accelerate, driven in part by rising concerns about the delta and other variants much higher ability to infect people.
On August 5, Eric Lander, the President’s Science Adviser, announced in an editorial in the Washington Post that the White House will present a detailed plan in August to better prepare for the next pandemic.
Editorial 7: Building Back Better in the White House’s Global Summit on COVID 19 Requires Including Africa
On September 23, President Biden hosted a virtual global summit on COVID 19, “Ending the Pandemic and Building Back Better.”