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Global Public Opinion Shows Hope, Unease at Pandemic

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Running Numbers by Multiple Authors

With vaccination efforts under way, some hope that the end of the pandemic is in sight, while others feel uneasy due to distribution issues and immense pressures on the health care system.

A health worker prepares for a procedure with a mask for COVID-19
SJ Obijo
Public Opinion

Global Public Opinion Shows Mixed Willingness to Take Vaccine

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Running Numbers by Multiple Authors

Brendan Helm, Craig Kafura, and Karl Friedhoff analyze views on COVID vaccinations, finding Americans are divided on whether to be vaccinated despite increasing availability.

vaccine syringe and bottle
Markus Spiske
Public Opinion

Paul Farmer on Ebola’s Lessons for COVID-19

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

The Partners in Health co-founder explains why inequality or material constraints—rather than social differences—are the defining factor of whether outbreaks turn into pandemics.

Sierra Leonean doctors practice wearing protective clothing in the Ebola Training Academy in Freetown
Reuters
COVID-19

How Joe Biden Can Restore America’s Standing Abroad

In the News
The National Interest
Paul Heer

Before the United States can reliably rebuild its international power and influence, it must heal itself by getting COVID under control, reviving economic prosperity, and moving beyond the bitterly divided politics of the Trump presidency.

President Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden at the Washington Monument
Global Politics

On COVID-19, Foreign Policy Elites are Just as Polarized as the Public

In the News
The Hill
Multiple Experts

New survey results suggest that President-elect Biden will have to work hard to cultivate bipartisan buy-in for efforts to rein in the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19

Wrap-Up of Global Public Opinion on Issues that Defined 2020

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Running Numbers by Multiple Authors

Dina Smeltz, Craig Kafura, Karl Friedhoff, Brendan Helm, and Alexander Hitch document the ups and downs of the public mood, sharing highlights of their 2020 research.

People walk around outside in 2020
Kevin Hendersen
Public Opinion

Global Public Opinion Shows Mixed Reaction to Vaccines as Virus Surges

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Running Numbers by Multiple Authors

Although the vaccine has brought hope to many people, a new and more transmissible strain discovered in the United Kingdom has caused unease around the world.

A sign in the UK calls for residents to stay home amid a new strain of COVID-19
Matt Smart
COVID-19

Deep Dish Podcast Explains What to Watch for in 2021

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Global Insight by Brian Hanson

Many of the challenges the world faced in 2020 will continue to shape our world next year.

Washington Monument at sunrise
Ji Pak
COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Offers Hope, Eventually

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

The first COVID-19 vaccinations have been given around the world, but there's still a long road ahead.

Margaret Keenan celebrates after receiving the world's first COVID-19 vaccine
REUTERS
COVID-19

On Day 1, Biden Should End Trump’s Vaccine Nationalism

In the News
Chicago Tribune
Ivo H. Daalder

Operation Warp Speed is focused solely on developing and distributing vaccines for the US population, but Americans won’t truly be safe until everyone is safe, argues Council President Ivo Daalder.

President Elect Biden waves in front of US flag.
Reuters
COVID-19