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As Rollouts Vary and Issues Arise, Global Public Opinion Shows Vaccine Anxiety

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

With high-profile suspensions of the AstraZeneca and Johnson and Johnson vaccine, fear of potential side effects and uneven efficacy of vaccine rollouts are causing concern for some.

Traffic cones mark parking areas for COVID-19 vaccination sites.
Joshua Hoehne
Public Opinion

Brazil's President Is A Global Health Threat

In the News
NPR
Robert Muggah

Robert Muggah discusses Brazil's health crisis under the leadership of their president, Jair Bolsonaro.

Brazil's president Bolsonaro speaks to a crowd
REUTERS
Global Health

Myanmar's Democratic Transition is Failing. What Now?

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Last week the Burmese military took control of the country, ousting democratically-elected leaders. Christina Fink and Debra Eisenman join host Brian Hanson on Deep Dish to discuss.

Protestors take to the streets in Yangon to protest a military coup.
Reuters
Global Politics

The Chain Reaction of Climate Change and Invasive Species Spread: Impacts, Realities, and Sustainable Solutions

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Global Food for Thought by Sara Hendery

The extreme climatic events that are brought on by climate change, such as floods and droughts, open new entry points for the spread of invasive species.

Tuta absoluta, a pest mainly of tomato crops
Patrick Clement
Food and Agriculture

Systems Thinking at Work in South Asia's Food Production

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Global Food for Thought by Coauthors

How can we achieve food and nutritional security in ways that also enhance rural livelihoods, reduce environmental degradation, and boost agriculture’s resilience?

A farmer rides a tractor through a crop while harvesting
Jed Owen
Food and Agriculture

The US-India Relationship: True Friends and Helicopter Sales

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Running Numbers by Brendan Helm

While Trump has hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "true friend" and extolled the world’s largest democracy, are Americans equally as enthusiastic about the US-India relationship?

Flag of India
Mitul Gajera
Public Opinion

I am Gita

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Global Food for Thought by Roger Thurow

A stunted child anywhere in our world becomes a stunted child everywhere. We all share in the cost of lower education, reduced labor productivity, and escalating health care costs.

Children in Tanzania stand below a line showing the median height for 9-year-olds globally
Gates Foundation
Food and Agriculture

Kashmir Is the 72-Year 'Wound' between India and Pakistan

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Bloomberg's Nisid Hajari and Paul Staniland of the University of Chicago join Deep Dish to discuss how the decision to revoke Kashmir's special autonomy has once again torn open tensions between India and Pakistan.

Demonstrators protest the scrapping of the special constitutional status in Kashmir by the Indian government, outside the Indian High Commission in London
Reuters
Global Politics

What Happens When a Billion Indians Finally Get Online?

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Ravi Agrawal, author of India Connected, joins Deep Dish to explain how the smartphone is transforming the world's largest democracy.

Theresa May, left, and President Donald Trump
Shealah Craighead
Global Politics

India and Pakistan Clash in Kashmir

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Former US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter and Tanvi Madan of the Brookings Institution explain what you need to know about the ongoing crisis between India and Pakistan.

People hold national flags and placards after airstrikes on militant camps in Pakistani territory
Reuters
Global Politics