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William A. Haseltine

William A. Haseltine

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William A. Haseltine, a scientist, biotech entrepreneur, and infectious disease expert, is Chair of the global health think tank ACCESS Health International.

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  1. Remembering the Pandemic
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    Remembering the Pandemic

    May 16, 2023 William A. Haseltine explains why future preparedness requires commemorating the millions of lives claimed by COVID-19.

  2. What Will It Take to Prevent Future Pandemics?
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    What Will It Take to Prevent Future Pandemics?

    Apr 14, 2023 William A. Haseltine calls for new detection and surveillance methods focusing on the four essential properties of zoonosis.

  3. A Path Out of the Pandemic
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    A Path Out of the Pandemic

    Mar 16, 2023 William A. Haseltine calls for more resources to develop antiviral therapies to stay ahead of future coronavirus mutations.

  4. Breathing Life Back into COVID Prevention
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    Breathing Life Back into COVID Prevention

    Jan 18, 2023 William A. Haseltine calls attention to an effective but widely neglected pathogen-control strategy.

  5. Public-Health Funding Today Keeps the Doctor Away
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    Public-Health Funding Today Keeps the Doctor Away

    Sep 9, 2022 William A. Haseltine shows why investments in disease prevention should be increased substantially and made non-discretionary.

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    The Defining Economic Issue of the US Election

    Stephen S. Roach argues that the high price level, not inflation, is weighing on voters ahead of the presidential election.
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    What Does the EU Election Mean for European Climate Policy?

    Laurence Tubiana explains how green campaigners can strengthen their message to appeal to ordinary voters.
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    The Geopolitical Imperative to Upgrade the Dollar

    Jordan Bleicher & Josh Lipsky explain how emerging technologies are facilitating efforts to challenge the greenback’s global dominance.
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    Let the Giggers Fight Inflation

    Todd G. Buchholz criticizes efforts by US regulators to throttle the proliferation of independent contractors.
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    The Putin-Kim Pact Is an Opportunity for the West

    Ana Palacio

    The Russia-North Korea defense pact leaves no doubt about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s determination to overthrow the existing international order. But the agreement could also strain the Kremlin’s relations with China, potentially disrupting Sino-Russian efforts to undermine Western unity.

    urges policymakers to leverage the rogue partnership to drive a wedge between Russia and China.
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    What Climate-Vulnerable Developing Countries Need Right Now

    Mia Amor Mottley & Wale Edun

    Since the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, geopolitical tensions have dominated the global agenda, hindering collective efforts to address climate change. With the world still warming, urgent measures are needed to make investment in sustainable development feasible and affordable for everyone.

    propose a blueprint to unlock financing and kickstart investment in adaptation and clean energy.
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    Two Cheers for Identity Politics

    James Livingston argues that critics of the contemporary focus on issues of race, gender, and sexuality are ignoring history.
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    What the Next EU Leadership Must Do

    Carl Bildt offers a broad outline of the bloc's biggest challenges following this month's European Parliament election.
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    China Must Not Choose the Next Dalai Lama

    Brahma Chellaney urges the US and India to work together to protect the more than 600-year-old institution.

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