Coronavirus, COVID-19, and pandemic preparedness

Publications and blogs

Interviews and media

COVID-19 in the White House

CBC News interviews Gavin Yamey
May 2020.

Texas is scheduled to reopen malls, restaurants, and retail shops tomorrow. Is that a good idea?

The Appeal: The Briefing. Gavin Yamey offers his hot takes: min 1:00:00
April 2020.

‘Not a good idea! …there were 666 new cases on April 27 (& 15 deaths), 874 new cases on April 28 (27 deaths), & 883 new cases yesterday (42 deaths), as reported by Texas Health & Human Services. Ending the suppression measures during an uncontrolled epidemic is very risky.’

The importance of reducing jail and prison populations to prevent the spread of COVID-19

The Appeal: The Briefing hosts a panel including Gavin Yamey
April 2020.

Pompeo: WHO Failed to Call Out China on COVID-19 Origins

Voice of America interviews Gavin Yamey
April 2020.

Here’s What’s Needed Before Easing Lockdowns, Experts Say 

Voice of America interviews Gavin Yamey
April 2020.

What progress on the vaccine front?

France 24 interviews Gavin Yamey
April 2020.

COVID-19 Updates

Arirang interviews Gavin Yamey: mins 18:26-27:12
March 2020.

The race is on to scale up testing (part 1)

MSNBC, All in with Chris Hayes. See full transcript.
March 2020.

Virus without borders: health emergency tests faith in governments

FRANCE24 hosts a panel of global health experts including Wenhui Mao.
February 2020.

When it comes to other viruses, how does the coronavirus compare?

FRANCE24 interviews Gavin Yamey.
February 2020.

There are limitations at the health system level in China 

BBC World News interviews Wenhui Mao.
February 2020.