Leaving the WHO Will Hurt Americans’ Health
The World Health Organization is woven into the fabric of U.S. public health, and extricating it won’t be easy.
The Midwives on the Front Lines
Despite rising violence, some of Afghanistan’s most vital workers are fighting stigma to deliver health care to the country’s mothers.
Terrorism After the Pandemic
Months of isolation and governments grappling with other crises could lead to a rise in attacks.
Germany Is Finally Ready to Spend
In the long run, the COVID-19 pandemic may change Europe’s economy for the better.
The Pandemic Has Given Armies in Southeast Asia a Boost
In Indonesia and the Philippines, military leaders are managing the coronavirus response—with lasting political repercussions.
Coronavirus Cases Are Rising Globally—and Poor Countries Are Worst Off
Experts have long said extensive testing is the key to mitigating the pandemic. But an analysis of testing data shows low-income countries have few resources.
Spain’s Post-Lockdown Culture War Has Only Just Begun
The coronavirus response has increased political polarization, threatening the country’s economic recovery.
How Dominic Cummings Made Himself Irrelevant
By getting caught violating lockdown rules, Boris Johnson’s advisor has thrown away a massive polling lead—and with it, his almost total power over Britain.
Trump Scapegoats China and WHO—and Americans Will Suffer
The White House’s official narrative about the pandemic is contradicted by the facts—and creates new obstacles to stopping the virus.
Britain Hates Johnson’s Machiavelli
Conservative Party advisor Dominic Cummings has drawn national wrath over a seemingly minor scandal.
Goodbye, Government. Hello, Mafia.
From insurgent groups to charities, a range of nongovernmental organizations are stepping in to respond to the coronavirus crisis.
China’s Farms Are Petri Dishes of Antibiotic Resistance
Poorly enforced regulation is causing a slow-moving pandemic.
Trump Stumbles in Effort to Confront China at WHO
U.S. fails to gain support for an immediate investigation into coronavirus origins and for bringing Taiwan on as observer.
Italy’s Next Phase: Returning Home
As the lockdown begins to ease up, coronavirus patients in ICUs across the country are just waking up—and beginning a long road to recovery.
China Launches Counterattack Against U.S. Effort to Restore Taiwan’s Status at WHO
Beijing insists the World Health Organization should act according to “the one-China principle.”