Public Health in the Time of Covid-19: Three Lessons Learned
Angèle Malâtre-Lansac's Decoding
Three assets seem to predict an appropriate response to the crisis: knowing how to use health data and carry out mass screening; having a healthcare sector that is not essentially relying on hospitals; and the capacity to control personal protective equipments’ stocks.
Republic of Korea: Mass-testing, targeted investigations and the transparency issue
Our series "Fighting the Coronavirus Pandemic, East Asian Responses" continues with the Republic of Korea. The ROK is held as a model in Europe for systematically testing risky individuals for COVID-19 and making free-testing widely available across the country.
Taiwan: Swift, Meticulous
This is the first paper of our series "Fighting the coronavirus: East Asian responses", which explores the toolbox of public policy options to contain and defeat the virus.
Coronavirus: the German fallback
Alexandre Robinet-Borgomano's Insight
For Germany, responses to the crisis remain for the time being national responses, and the country is distancing itself from a possible European solution.
Europe : Time for Political Action - or the Risk of Disintegration
Nicolas Bauquet's Analysis
Only nine years after the Euro crisis, the European Union is once again on the brink of collapse. Whilst the continent is now at the epicentre of the unprecedented global health crisis that is unfolding, it is difficult to anticipate the duration and scale of the shock, and even more so its long-term consequences on the development of European integration.
Italy, Coronavirus and the European Union
According to a Monitor Italia poll published on March 13, 88% of Italians believe that the European Union is not helping Italy in their fight against coronavirus. 67% consider that belonging to the EU is a disadvantage compared to 47% in November 2018, the date of the previous survey.