From the zoonotic origin of the disease to its widespread impact in all sectors, the COVID-19 pandemic illustrates the systemic nature of risk, calling for a whole of society approach to mitigate and respond.
This report discusses how COVID-19 remains a global disaster. Worse, it was a preventable disaster. That is why the recommendations of the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response are urgent and vital. The world needs a new international
Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response
Using a cost-benefit analysis, this paper assesses whether it is optimal for the United States to follow the lead of many European countries and introduce a nation-wide lockdown. Though COVID vaccines have been available since December 2020, the rate at
Economics of Disasters and Climate Change (Springer)