OWEN LEWIS, ALBERTA The wealthy nations of the world, led by the US, could vaccinate the entire world. Here’s how.
The Big Issues
ROBERT ZUBRIN, BOULDER Any epidemic can be suppressed. All it takes is a series of rational, well-coordinated steps and the will. We haven’t seen this yet.
OWEN LEWIS, ALBERTA No government, anywhere, can afford to treat this as some kind of flu, nor can any government pursue herd immunity by any strategy save vaccination. Here’s a blueprint to vaccinate the world.
JOHN NIGHSWANDER, VIENNA Americans and Europeans both concluded they were handling the virus more successfully than their counterparts across the Atlantic. Both attributed this to their superior social systems. Both were wrong.
CLAIRE BERLINSKI, PARIS Countries led by populists will fare worse in a pandemic than countries led by bland, sober technocrats who graduated from elite universities.
GABY CHARING, LONDON The last time the entire population of the United Kingdom felt so afraid was during World War 2. It isn’t normal for an entire nation to feel this way. A reflection on abnormal times in human history.
CLAIRE BERLINSKI, PARIS Everyone in France has been ordered to stay inside our homes. We may not step outside without a permit.