Coronavirus Research Seed Fund call for proposals

Mar 5, 2020

The emergence of COVID-19 has reminded the world of our hyper-connectivity and susceptibility to pandemics. An effective response to SARS-CoV-2 and other future emerging pathogens, requires the scientific community to rapidly assess key knowledge gaps and respond with research to improve prevention…

Fighting coronavirus fear with empathy: Lessons learned from how Africans got blamed for Ebola

Feb 7, 2020

This article was originally written for The Conversation by Kevin Thomas, professor of sociology, demography, and African studies.
With coronavirus cases exploding in China, the U.S. is once again responding to a global epidemic. Five years ago, when the Ebola virus infected more than 28,000 people…