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Do not violate the International Health Regulations during the COVID-19 outbreak
In imposing travel restrictions against China during the current outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), many countries are violating the IHR. We—16 global health law scholars—came toExpand
Transparency in IHR emergency committee decision making: the case for reform
The current outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is the second largest in history. Only the 2014–2016 West African EVD outbreak has exceed it. TheExpand
Policy opportunities to enhance sharing for pandemic research
COVID-19 reveals gaps in international law that can inhibit timely sharing of information, samples, and sequences The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has demonstrated the criticalExpand
International Collaboration to Ensure Equitable Access to Vaccines for COVID‐19: The ACT‐Accelerator and the COVAX Facility
Policy Points Equitable access to a COVID‐19 vaccine in all countries remains a key policy objective, but experience of previous pandemics suggests access will be limited in developing countries,Expand
Solidarity in the wake of COVID-19: reimagining the International Health Regulations
Amid frenzied national responses to COVID-19, the world could soon reach a critical juncture to revisit and strengthen the International Health Regulations (IHR), the multilateral instrument thatExpand
Global health security and universal health coverage: from a marriage of convenience to a strategic, effective partnership
Global health security and universal health coverage have been frequently considered as “two sides of the same coin”. Yet, greater analysis is required as to whether and where these two idealsExpand
Preparing for the Next Pandemic - The WHO's Global Influenza Strategy.
Preparing for the Next Pandemic Given the ongoing threat posed by influenza, the WHO earlier this year released its Global Influenza Strategy 2019–2030. Although the strategy is a welcome step, add...
Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: time to sound a global alert?
Legal agreements: barriers and enablers to global equitable COVID-19 vaccine access
Law can serve as both an enabler and a barrier to global health, equity, and justice.1 The impact of legal determinants of health on the COVID-19 pandemic is evident where law is being used as aExpand
The Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework: A viable procurement option for developing states?
In this article, I argue that the Pandemic Influenza Preparedness (PIP) Framework is unlikely to have a significant impact on procurement of pandemic influenza vaccines by developing states duringExpand