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Jeremy Farrar

Jeremy Farrar

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Jeremy Farrar is Director of the Wellcome Trust and an adviser to the G20 High Level Independent Panel on financing the Global Commons for Pandemic Preparedness and Response.

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  1. An Ounce of Pandemic Prevention
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    An Ounce of Pandemic Prevention

    Mar 23, 2021 Sally C. Davies, et al. think the COVID-19 crisis can spur reforms and investments that yield a pound of cure for global public health.

  2. Now or Never for Global Leadership on COVID-19
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    Now or Never for Global Leadership on COVID-19

    Apr 7, 2020 Gordon Brown, et al. issue a call for adequate funding to enable developing countries to fight the pandemic.

  3. A Letter to G20 Governments
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    A Letter to G20 Governments

    Apr 6, 2020 Erik Berglöf, et al. call on the group's leaders for coordinated global leadership – now – to fight the pandemic.

  4. The Most Important Health-Care Tool Is Trust
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    The Most Important Health-Care Tool Is Trust

    Jul 23, 2019 Jeremy Farrar urges policymakers, practitioners, and civic leaders to learn from a new survey of attitudes toward science.

  5. Vaccinating Against Superbugs
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    Vaccinating Against Superbugs

    Nov 15, 2018 Seth Berkley & Jeremy Farrar argue that in the fight against drug-resistant infections, the world has a potent if underused weapon.

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    The Drums of US-China Cyber War

    Stephen S. Roach worries that irrational Sinophobia has become America's new bipartisan political orthodoxy.
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    Japan as Number Four

    Takatoshi Ito hopes the news that the economy has slipped from third place globally will serve as a wake-up call.
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    The Financial March to War

    Harold James explains how currency wars and speculation could feature in today’s great-power conflicts.
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    A Stablecoin Pilot in China?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng see an opportunity in Hong Kong’s efforts to establish a regulatory regime for issuers of the cryptoasset.
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    The War for the West

    Ivan Krastev interviewed by Sławomir Sierakowski

    Although the events of the last two years amount to a clear strategic failure for Russian President Vladimir Putin, it is equally clear that the West became overly confident after Ukraine's battlefield successes in 2022. Now, a strategic re-calibration may be in order.

    about the conflict in Ukraine and the challenges facing Western democracies in a changing world.
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    An Antidote to the Polarization Poison

    Ngaire Woods suggests how policymakers can foster a sense of solidarity among people of different political creeds.
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    How America’s CHIPS Act Hurts Taiwan

    Chang-Tai Hsieh, et al. worry that US inducements are luring the world’s top semiconductor manufacturer down a dead end.
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    Will the US Economy Drive Global Growth this Year?

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Despite rosy forecasts, the US economy faces powerful headwinds that call into question its ability to serve as the world’s main growth driver. These challenges are compounded by domestic and geopolitical uncertainties that have not been reflected in market valuations and economic assessments.

    explains why economists and investors are far too optimistic about America’s near-term prospects.
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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.

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