Health

Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines

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Luciana L. Borio
Luciana L. Borio

Senior Fellow for Global Health

  • Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines
    A Guide to Global COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts
    The swift development of effective vaccines against COVID-19 was an unprecedented scientific achievement. But production challenges, vaccine nationalism, and omicron and other variants have all presented hurdles.
  • Health
    Renewing America Series: Public Health as a Public Good—What's at Stake?
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    The COVID-19 pandemic amplified health disparities and renewed conversations about the limitations of current public health systems after decades of disinvestment. Panelists explore the idea of reframing public health as a public good to drive investment, modernization, and encourage better coordination across health systems. With its Renewing America initiative, CFR is evaluating nine critical domestic issues that shape the ability of the United States to navigate a demanding, competitive, and dangerous world.  
  • Public Health Threats and Pandemics
    Data's Role in Preventing the Next Pandemic
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    Over the past fifteen years, global health has been threatened by Ebola epidemics in West Africa, the emergence of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), the spread of Zika through the Americas,and the 2009 influenza pandemic. The tolls of each event have been exacerbated by inadequate data systems. Ongoing struggles to track the global spread of COVID-19 demonstrate the need to fix problems in existing surveillance for infectious diseases.