Google Wants Your Data in Exchange for a Coronavirus Test
Public health shouldn’t mean surrendering privacy to Silicon Valley.
Democrats Push Back on Sanctions, Citing Coronavirus Fears
They want waivers to speed medical supplies and humanitarian aid to Iran and other sanctioned nations hit hard by the pandemic.
U.S. Citizens Abroad Frustrated by Lack of Help From Embassies Amid Pandemic
Democratic lawmakers express “urgent concern” to Pompeo about failure to assist with flights and information.
U.N. Diplomacy In The Age of Contagion
Some delegations are repatriating vulnerable staff from New York amid a surge in coronavirus infections.
Can India Avert a Health Apocalypse?
The world’s largest democracy is particularly vulnerable to infectious diseases—but history shows it can be surprisingly resilient.
Better Health Through Mass Surveillance?
Israeli authorities want to spy on people with the coronavirus.
New York Officials Tell U.N. Coronavirus Has Spread Throughout City
Foreign diplomats claim briefers from the mayor’s office say no specific measures are planned to protect them.
Venezuela’s Health Care Crisis Now Poses a Global Threat
The collapsing medical system can’t handle a coronavirus outbreak on its own. It’s time for the international community to step in.
U.S. and China Turn Coronavirus Into a Geopolitical Football
Beijing is using the outbreak to boost its reputation for global cooperation while Washington plays the blame-Beijing game.
Trump’s War on the Concept of Women’s Health
The United States has joined with a group of authoritarian countries in opposing not just abortion, but also basic medical vocabulary that applies to women.
China Goes on Diplomatic Offensive Over Coronavirus Response
Beijing seeks to deflect criticism that its carelessness caused a global crisis.