Covid-19

Insights

Our latest insights into the COVID-19 pandemic

Rendering of the 2019-nCoV virion. Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/REUTERS

COVID-19 in Africa

May 14, 2020

The coronavirus is an unprecedented global threat, including for Africa. But if governments and communities act swiftly, we can save lives, protect health care workers, and reduce economic harm. This video highlights critical actions to take.

Assessing COVID-19 resurgence

May 12, 2020

As some countries roll back the public health and social measures, many predict a new wave of COVID-19 cases.

Country preparedness and COVID-19

May 5, 2020

Since the SARS epidemic of 2003, there has been a renewed emphasis on improved global preparedness for health threats.

Box It In

April 17, 2020

As US states rollout plans to gradually re-open society, there are four essential actions that governments must commit and invest in now to open as soon and safely as possible and prevent further COVID-19 spread.

Adaptive Response

April 1, 2020

When we think of reopening society, it’s about easing the faucet, not opening the floodgates. We created a visual and factsheets on when to loosen and when to tighten physical distancing based on the disease curve.

Number of intensive care beds needed in the US could far exceed the number available

March 19, 2020

We must continue to flatten the curve and reduce the demands on the health system. At the same time, we need to increase the number of available ICU beds, including the equipment and staffneeded to expertly manage patients.

COVID-19 Pandemic Severity Assessment Framework by age

March 10, 2020

A pandemic framework allows for initial and ongoing assessment of how infectious and severe a pandemic is and can help identify response strategies.

Global Health Minute: COVID-19

March 6, 2020

Our inaugural videofrom the Global Health Minute seriesis about COVID-19: what we know, what we need to learn, and how to prevent future epidemics.

Insights from the WHO-China Joint Mission on Coronavirus

March 5, 2020

A joint mission of experts was conducted in China inFebruary to better understand the COVID-19 outbreak and what works to control it. A detailed mission report was released and experts from Resolve to Save Lives identified key insights.

Detecting COVID-19 deaths soon after realizing coronavirus is spreading in a country is a serious concern

March 3, 2020

The time between the first recognized case and first recognized death may be an indicator of how capable a country is at finding and responding to diseases.

Adaptive Response to COVID-19

February 20, 2020

Response measures for COVID-19 change as countries from containment to mitigations. These measures dampen the impact of the pandemicandimprove survival.