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Kavanagh, Matthew, Clare Wenham, Irene Torres, and Gavin Yamey. “Preparing for the next Pandemic.” BMJ, May 21, 2021. https://www.bmj.com/content/373/bmj.n1295.
Gostin, Lawrence, Harald Schmidt, and Michelle Williams. “‘Use It or Lose It’ Policy for COVID Vaccines Needs an Equity Focus.” The Hill, May 20, 2021. https://thehill.com/opinion/healthcare/554424-use-it-or-lose-it-policy-for-covid-vaccines-needs-an-equity-focus?rl=1.
Gostin, Lawrence, Eric Friedman, and Sarah Wetter. “This Investigation Lays Out What The World Needs To Fight the Next Pandemic.” Forbes, May 20, 2021. https://www.forbes.com/sites/coronavirusfrontlines/2021/05/20/this-investigation-lays-out-what-the-world-needs-to-fight-the-next-pandemic/?sh=2bc6977f43d4.
Gostin, Lawrence, Parsa Erfani, and Vanessa Kerry. “Beyond a Symbolic Gesture: What’s Needed to Turn the IP Waiver into Covid-19 Vaccines.” STAT, May 19, 2021. https://www.statnews.com/2021/05/19/beyond-a-symbolic-gesture-whats-needed-to-turn-the-ip-waiver-into-covid-19-vaccines/.
Erondu, Ngozi, Janet Midega, Catherine Kyobutungi, Emelda Okiro, Fredros Okumu, and Ifeyinwa Aniebo. “African Countries Must Muscle up Their Support and Fill Massive R&D Gap.” The Conversation, May 18, 2021. https://theconversation.com/african-countries-must-muscle-up-their-support-and-fill-massive-randd-gap-161024.
Gostin, Lawrence, Harald Schmidt, Rebecca Weintraub, and Michelle Williams. “Equitable Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccines in the United States.” Nature, May 18, 2021. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41591-021-01379-6.
Gostin, Lawrence. “Op-Ed: What Was CDC Thinking With Its New Mask Guidance?” MedPage Today, May 14, 2021. https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/covid19/92596.
Aneja, Kashish, and Nikhil Pratap. “Protecting the Right to Access Vaccines.” The Indian Express, May 11, 2021. https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/protecting-the-right-to-access-vaccines-7311154/.
Crowley, Jeffrey, and Landon Myers. “Federal Discretionary HIV Funding Is Essential,” May 7, 2021. https://oneill.law.georgetown.edu/wp-content/uploads/QT-Federal-Discretionary-HIV-Funding-Is-Essential-Accessible.pdf.
Gostin, Lawrence, Scott Ratzan, and Kenneth Rabin. “Dr. Fauci Shouldn’t Have Publicly Dismissed Herd Immunity.” Daily Beast, May 5, 2021. https://www.thedailybeast.com/dr-fauci-shouldnt-have-publicly-dismissed-herd-immunity.
Bland, Sean, and Jeffrey Crowley. “Meeting the Needs of People Aging with HIV on the Path to Ending the HIV Epidemic.” O’Neill Institute, May 2021. https://oneill.law.georgetown.edu/wp-content/uploads/Meeting-the-Needs-of-People-Aging-with-HIV.pdf.
Crowley, Jeffrey, and Landon Myers. “Federal Discretionary HIV Funding Is Essential.” O’Neill Institute, May 2021. https://oneill.law.georgetown.edu/wp-content/uploads/QT-Federal-Discretionary-HIV-Funding-Is-Essential-Accessible.pdf.
Gostin, Lawrence, Scott Ratzan, and Kenneth Rabin. “The CDC Is on Top of the Science, but Muddying the Message.” Daily Beast, April 30, 2021. https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-cdc-is-on-top-of-the-science-but-muddying-the-message.
Gostin, Lawrence. “The Future of the Affordable Care Act Is a Social and Political Decision That Should Not Be Decided by Unelected Supreme Court Justices.” Milbank Quarterly, April 28, 2021. https://www.milbank.org/quarterly/opinions/the-future-of-the-affordable-care-act-is-a-social-and-political-decision-that-should-not-be-decided-by-unelected-supreme-court-justices/.
Kavanagh, Matthew, and Madhavi Sunder. “Biden Must Push Drug Firms to Share Science With The World.” Bloomberg Law, April 23, 2021. https://news.bloomberglaw.com/us-law-week/biden-must-push-drug-firms-to-share-science-with-the-world.
Erondu, Ngozi, and Katherine Ginsbach. “Funding Institutions Perpetuate Inequitable Global Health Partnerships: Here Are Three Ways To Stop That.” Skoll Foundation, April 22, 2021. https://skoll.org/2021/04/22/funding-institutions-perpetuate-inequitable-global-health-partnerships-here-are-three-ways-to-stop-that/.
Gostin, Lawrence. “Are Covid-19 Vaccine Passports Legal?” Forbes, April 13, 2021. https://www.forbes.com/sites/coronavirusfrontlines/2021/04/13/are-covid-19-vaccine-passports-legal/?sh=720322fb5891.
Kavanagh, Matthew, Mara Pillinger, Alexandra Phelan, Sam Halabi, Clare Wenham, Simon Rushton, Maike Voss, and Mark Eccleston-Turner. “Problems with Traffic Light Approaches to Public Health Emergencies of International Concern.” The Lancet, April 12, 2021. https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(21)00474-8/fulltext#.
Gostin, Lawrence. “Op-Ed: Are Vaccine Mandates and Passports Even Legal?” MedPage Today, April 12, 2021. https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/covid19vaccine/92047?trw=no.
Gostin, Lawrence, I. Glenn Cohen, and Jana Shaw. “Digital Health Passes in the Age of COVID-19.” Journal of the American Medical Association, April 7, 2021. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2778526?resultClick=1.
Gostin, Lawrence, Eric Friedman, and Lauren Dueck. “The World Needs a Post-Pandemic Health Treaty With Teeth.” Foreign Policy, April 5, 2021. https://foreignpolicy.com/2021/04/05/who-un-pandemic-treaty-health-regulations/.
Kavanagh, Matthew. “How to Solve the Mystery around Covid-19’s Origin.” CNN, April 1, 2021. https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/01/opinions/who-covid-19-origins-report-opinion-kavanagh/index.html.
Gostin, Lawrence, Harald Schmidt, and Michelle Williams. “Vaccines Are about to Become a Free-for-All. Here’s How to Ensure It’s Done Equitably.” Washington Post, March 30, 2021. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/03/30/vaccines-are-about-become-free-for-all-heres-how-ensure-its-done-equitably/.
Gostin, Lawrence, and Meryl Chertoff. “Lockdowns, Quarantines, And Travel Restrictions, During COVID And Beyond: What’s The Law, And How Should We Decide?” Health Affairs, March 24, 2021. https://www.healthaffairs.org/do/10.1377/hblog20210322.450239/full/.
Kavanagh, Matthew, and Madhavi Sunder. “Poor Countries May Not Be Vaccinated until 2024. Here’s How to Prevent That.” The Washington Post, March 10, 2021. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/03/10/dont-let-intellectual-property-rights-get-way-global-vaccination/.
Gostin, Lawrence, Eric Friedman, and Sarah Wetter. “These Four Policy Changes Could Help Us Get Vaccines For The Next Pandemic Even Faster.” Forbes, March 2, 2021. https://www.forbes.com/sites/coronavirusfrontlines/2021/03/02/these-four-policy-changes-could-help-us-get-vaccines-for-the-next-pandemic-even-faster/?sh=4bab60f5b6c5.
Kavanagh, Matthew, Mara Pillinger, Renu Singh, and Katherine Ginsbach. “To Democratize Vaccine Access, Democratize Production.” Foreign Policy, March 1, 2021. https://foreignpolicy.com/2021/03/01/to-democratize-vaccine-access-democratize-production/.
Crowley, Jeffrey, Sean Bland, and Landon Myers. “Big Ideas: Improving the Health of People Who Use Drugs and People in Recovery Is Essential for Ending the HIV Epidemic.” O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, March 2021. https://oneill.law.georgetown.edu/wp-content/uploads/Big-Ideas-HIV-and-People-Who-Use-Drugs.pdf.
Crowley, Jeffrey, Sean Bland, and Landon Myers. “Big Ideas in Brief: Improving the Health of People Who Use Drugs and People in Recovery Is Essential for Ending the HIV Epidemic.” O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, March 2021. https://oneill.law.georgetown.edu/wp-content/uploads/Big-Ideas-in-Brief-HIV-and-People-Who-Use-Drugs.pdf.
Crowley, Jeffrey, Sean Bland, Carlos Rodriguez-Diaz, and Omar Martinez. “Ending the HIV Epidemic in US Latinx Sexual and Gender Minorities.” The Lancet HIV, February 18, 2021. https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)32521-6/fulltext.
Crowley, Jeffrey, Rochelle Walensky, Jennifer Kates, Lindsey Dawson, Tim Horn, Amy Killelea, and Nicole McCann. “Insurance Coverage and Financing Landscape for HIV Treatment and Prevention in the USA.” The Lancet HIV, February 18, 2021. https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(21)00397-4/fulltext.
Gostin, Lawrence, and Zain Rizvi. “Biden Needs to Mobilize the Global Community to Produce the COVID-19 Vaccine.” USA Today, February 16, 2021. https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2021/02/16/joe-biden-global-response-covid-19-vaccine-column/4436315001/.
Gostin, Lawrence. “The Coronavirus Pandemic 1 Year On—What Went Wrong?” Journal of the American Medical Association Health Forum, February 11, 2021. https://jamanetwork.com/channels/health-forum/fullarticle/2776541.
Holmes, Charles, Nduku Kilonzo, Jinkou Zhao, and Leigh Johnson. “Strengthening Measurement and Performance of HIV Prevention Programmes.” The Lancet HIV, February 9, 2021. https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanhiv/article/PIIS2352-3018(20)30278-2/fulltext.
Kavanagh, Matthew, Mara Pillinger, and Ngozi Erondu. “The United States Needs a New Approach to Fight Pandemics in a New Era.” Think Global Health, February 5, 2021. https://www.thinkglobalhealth.org/article/united-states-needs-new-approach-fight-pandemics-new-era.
Gostin, Lawrence, and Eric Friedman. “U.S. Vaccine Rollout Looks Bad—Until You Look Elsewhere.” The Daily Beast, February 1, 2021. https://www.thedailybeast.com/us-vaccine-rollout-looks-bad-until-you-look-elsewhere.
Gostin, Lawrence, Eric Friedman, and Sarah Wetter. “How the Biden Administration Can Reinvigorate Global Health Security, Institutions, and Governance.” American Journal of International Law, January 22, 2021. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/american-journal-of-international-law/article/how-the-biden-administration-can-reinvigorate-global-health-security-institutions-and-governance/E1D5FC5178018443C6732087D02BD243.
Gostin, Lawrence, Eric Friedman, and Suerie Moon. “Wealthy Countries Should Share Vaccine Doses Before It Is Too Late.” Foreign Affairs, January 19, 2021. https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/world/2021-01-19/wealthy-countries-should-share-vaccine-doses-it-too-late.
Gostin, Lawrence, Timothy Westmoreland, and Gregg Bloche. “Executive Action to Expand Health Services in the Biden Administration.” Journal of the American Medical Association, January 19, 2021. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2775292?guestAccessKey=7fe2c4dd-3d06-4a58-9c0b-2a7fde5822e2&utm_source=For_The_Media&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=ftm_links&utm_content=tfl&utm_term=011921.
Gostin, Lawrence, and Sarah Wetter. “Lessons From Covid-19 Can Prepare Us For The Next Pandemic.” Forbes, January 13, 2021. https://www.forbes.com/sites/coronavirusfrontlines/2021/01/13/lessons-from-covid-19-can-prepare-us-for-the-next-pandemic/?sh=1d220067728c.
Barbosa, Isabel, Belén Ríos, and Ariadna Tovar Ramírez. “State Obligations in the Context of Unhealthy Diets: Paving the Way Within the Inter-American Human Rights System.” Revista Internacional de Derechos Humanos, January 6, 2021. https://revistaidh.org/ojs/index.php/ridh/article/view/230.
Gostin, Lawrence, Nan Hunter, and William Eskridge. “Health Rights for LGBTQ+ Individuals in the US Under Fire.” Journal of American Medical Association, January 6, 2021. https://jamanetwork.com/channels/health-forum/fullarticle/2774941?resultClick=1.
Gostin, Lawrence, Sandro Galea, Alan Cohen, and Nicole Lurie. “Eight Operational Suggestions for a Renewed CDC.” The Milbank Quarterly, January 5, 2021. https://www.milbank.org/quarterly/opinions/eight-operational-suggestions-for-a-renewed-cdc/.
Gostin, Lawrence, Daniel Salmon, and Heidi Larson. “Mandating COVID-19 Vaccines.” Journal of American Medical Association, December 29, 2020. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2774712.
LaBelle, Regina, and Sonia Canzater. “Championing Change to Save Lives: A Call to Action to Implement Reforms to Increase Use of Medications to Treat Opioid Use Disorder in Correctional Settings.” Criminal Justice Review, December 28, 2020.
Bland, Sean, and Benjamin Brooks. “Improving Laws and Policies to Protect Sex Workers and Promote Health and Wellbeing: A Report on Criminalization of Sex Work in the District of Columbia,” December 17, 2020. https://whitmanwalkerimpact.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Sex-Worker-Law-and-Policy-Report-FINAL.pdf.
Gostin, Lawrence, Donna Shalala, Margaret Hamburg, Barry Bloom, Jeffrey Koplan, Barbara Rimer, and Michelle Williams. “A Global Health Action Agenda for the Biden Administration.” The Lancet, December 1, 2020. https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)32585-X/fulltext.
Gostin, Lawrence, and Sandro Galea. “Reforming and Strengthening the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Five Key Reforms to Renew the Agency’s Stature and Effectiveness.” The Milbank Quarterly, November 30, 2020. https://www.milbank.org/quarterly/opinions/reforming-and-strengthening-the-centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention-five-key-reforms-to-renew-the-agencys-stature-and-effectiveness/.
Westmoreland, Timothy, Peter Suwondo, and Howard Forman. “Ten Urgent Reforms To Protect The CDC And FDA From Harmful Political Interference.” Health Affairs, November 24, 2020. https://www.healthaffairs.org/do/10.1377/hblog20201120.456386/full/.
Gostin, Lawrence. “A 7-Point Action Agenda to End the COVID-19 Pandemic for President-Elect Biden.” Journal of American Medical Association, November 10, 2020. https://jamanetwork.com/channels/health-forum/fullarticle/2773006?resultClick=1.