Alex Berezow

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  • Oct 1, 2020
    Europe is "catching up" to the U.S. in terms of new COVID cases. Besides the "farewell party" that Czechia threw for the pandemic, what else went wrong?
  • Sep 15, 2020
    Hope is beginning to fade that the world will have a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine before the predicted “second wave” arrives that will further suppress economic...
  • Aug 17, 2020
    Nationalism is all the rage these days. Following decades of globalization, the pendulum has begun to swing back the other direction, triggering fears that nationalist policies will...
  • Aug 11, 2020
    Today, Vladimir Putin announced that Russian regulators have approved the world's first coronavirus vaccine. He's so confident in it that he claims that one of his daughters has been...
  • Jul 21, 2020
    Calls for reform of the WHO stretch back many years. A chapter authored by Adam Kamradt-Scott published in the aptly titled “Political Mistakes and Policy Failures in...
  • May 7, 2020
    How would we respond differently if another outbreak happened?
  • Mar 10, 2020
    The first person to die from coronavirus on American soil passed away on Feb. 29 at a Seattle area hospital – incidentally, the same hospital where my daughter was born just...
  • Jan 28, 2020
    The biggest political and economic effects of pandemics come from public panic and panicked government responses, not the disease itself.
  • Jan 22, 2020
    Innovation is built upon an ecosystem that takes decades to mature. Yet, China has already made substantial advances in computer science, chemistry, engineering, and robotics, all...