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May 11, 2022

China’s faltering “zero COVID” policy: politics in command, economy in reverse

By Jeremy Mark, Michael Schuman

Could Beijing's doubling down on the "zero COVID" policy undermine the narrative of China’s superiority in responding to the pandemic—and the image and stature of Xi’s rule?

China Coronavirus

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

May 7, 2022

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 May 7, 2022

"Staggering inequality" is the core factor behind the region’s disproportionate COVID-19 deaths according to a new Amnesty International report. LAC accounts for 8.4 percent of the global population and 28 percent of coronavirus mortality.

Coronavirus Latin America

Event Recap

May 6, 2022

Africa Center’s 2022 Spring Meeting Dialogues

With the IMF and World Bank Group Spring Meetings taking place from April 18th to the 22nd, the Africa Center convened the timely “2022 Spring Meeting Dialogues”, highlighting African views during the strategic gatherings around development matters.

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Apr 23, 2022

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 April 23, 2022

Over two-thirds of people in Latin America and the Caribbean are fully vaccinated

Coronavirus Latin America

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Apr 13, 2022

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 April 13, 2022

67.6 percent of the region's population is fully vaccinated

Coronavirus Latin America

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Apr 5, 2022

Brooks in the Washington Post on the threat of disease in Ukraine

By Atlantic Council

Max Brooks discusses the threat of disease outbreak and biological warfare in Ukraine.

Conflict Coronavirus

In the News

Apr 5, 2022

Pavel in Vox on bioterrorism threats

By Atlantic Council

Barry Pavel warns that acts of bioterrorism will become more frequent as technology progresses and barriers to entry decrease.

Coronavirus Non-Traditional Threats

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Mar 29, 2022

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 March 29, 2022

248 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean have yet to receive a single COVID-19 vaccine dose

Coronavirus Latin America

In the News

Mar 17, 2022

Nabi in World Economic Forum: We need global solutions for global challenges – why Omicron is a lesson for us all 

"Many “nation-first” leaders in the Global North did not recognize the impact of connectivity sooner, directly leading to the uncontrollable spread of the coronavirus and the development of novel variants" writes Junaid Nabi

Coronavirus

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Mar 13, 2022

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 March 13, 2022

65.5 percent of the region's population is fully vaccinated

Coronavirus Latin America