The Washington Post | April 13, 2020Read the Publication
The crisis in the United States cannot end if the covid-19 pandemic rages elsewhere in the world. It’s that simple: In our interconnected world, Americans are vulnerable to infection. The World Health Organization urgently needs U.S. funding to scale up the response in low- and middle-income countries where epidemics are growing. The pandemic could kill millions in Africa, where test kits are scarce and only small numbers of ventilators are available to help more than 1 billion people. The WHO has urgent work to do.