The Great Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020—7 Critical Lessons

The Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 324, No. 18, Pp. 1816-1817, 2020 DOI No.: 10.1001/jama.2020.18347.

Posted: 16 Nov 2020

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Lawrence O. Gostin

Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law

Date Written: November 10, 2020

Abstract

The world is experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, causing untold human suffering and death, unraveling of social relationships, and robbing individuals of livelihoods and countries of prosperity. The coronavirus pandemic has strained health systems, revealed unconscionable inequalities, and upended international institutions. Here are 7 critical lessons.

Keywords: Health Care Policy, Health Care Quality, Health Care Reform, Health Disparities, Health Policy, Infectious Diseases, Coronavirus (COVID19), Global Health, Public Health

Suggested Citation

Gostin, Lawrence O., The Great Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020—7 Critical Lessons (November 10, 2020). The Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 324, No. 18, Pp. 1816-1817, 2020 DOI No.: 10.1001/jama.2020.18347., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3730033

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