North Korea May Be Trapped Between Famine and Plague
As COVID-19 sweeps through the country, outside help is desperately needed.
Bill Gates’s Pandemic Prevention Plan Has a China-Sized Blind Spot
In his new book, the billionaire philanthropist focuses on technical solutions but ignores politics.
Older Chinese Are Demanding Money to Get Vaccinated
A government push has created a strange market in some rural areas.
Fauci: China’s COVID-19 Situation a ‘Disaster’
The White House’s chief medical advisor assesses the world’s response to the pandemic.
India’s Official COVID-19 Death Toll Is Still an Undercount
As the World Health Organization seeks to revise global figures, politics in New Delhi stand in the way.
Shanghai’s Food Shortages Spur Voluntarism and Cynicism
Locals are ensuring their own supply after prominent government failures.
The Dangerous New Anti-Globalization Consensus
Soaring inflation is just one reason for Washington to keep global disintegration in check.
The Next Pandemic Doesn’t Have to Hit So Hard
Investing in global health security can provide critical insurance against disaster.
Medical Workers Are Collateral Damage in China’s Zero-COVID-19 Policy
The costs of a once-effective approach are piling up as omicron cases rise.
The U.S. Congress Is Missing the Boat on Global Health Reform
Lawmakers are wasting a chance to fix the mistakes of COVID-19.
Ones and Tooze Podcast: Why COVID's Surge in China is Bad for the Global Economy
Lockdowns in the tech hub of Shenzhen and elsewhere could exacerbate supply chain problems.
How China’s COVID-19 Lockdowns Will Impact the Global Economy
With China’s southern tech hub of Shenzhen effected, supply chain problems could get worse.