Health

Brazil Supreme Court Ratifies Injunction to Protect Indigenous People From COVID-19

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On August 5, 2020, the Plenary of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court voted in favor of an injunction that requires “the federal government to adopt measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 in th

Security Council Adopts Resolution on Cessation of Hostilities during Pandemic

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On July 1, 2020, the U.N.

IHR 2005 in the Coronavirus Pandemic: A Need for a New Instrument to Overcome Fragmentation?

Unprecedented Pandemic and Splintered Global Response

With 182 countries reporting 6,663,304 confirmed cases with 392,802 deaths (as of Jun. 6, 2020) and activating various national emergency measures, the outbreak of novel coronavirus in 2020 stands to be recorded as the worst global health disaster in recent history.

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24
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16
Author: 
Jaemin Lee
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Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal from WHO

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On Friday, May 29, 2020, President Trump announced that as of that date, the U.S. relationgship with the World Health Organization (WHO) is terminated.