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Locking down. Again.

Guangdong province is a key center for manufacturing and global trade. Major cities there have been locked down.
March 17, 2022

China's locking down to cope with its most widespread covid-19 outbreaks since 2020.

U.S. Director of National Intelligence, Summary of Assessments of the Origins of SARS-CoV-2 (Virus that causes Covid-19), August 26, 2021

August 26, 2021

The following is the unclassified summary of findings by the U.S. intelligence community on the origins of covid-19. It was released by the U.S. Director of National Intelligence. Link to original pdf is at the bottom of the page.

Tracking COVID-19 Vaccines

February 18, 2021

With every country vying for vaccines, the deals may have more to do with international diplomacy than health policy.

Life Expectancy in the U.S. and China

January 28, 2021

Better nutrition, decreased smoking, safer working conditions, hygiene and healthcare have helped lengthen lives globally—but these gains are not distributed evenly.

Jennifer Pan on China's Welfare Program for the Urban Poor

January 28, 2021

Jennifer Pan examines how China's major social assistance program, Dibao, has been used to quell dissent.

Joshua Goldstein on Recycling in Beijing

January 21, 2021

Historian Joshua Goldstein discusses the role recycling and recyclers have played in China's economy and its new sustainability challenges.

Video: Hao Wu on Filmmaking During Wuhan Lockdown

December 11, 2020

Outside the Box [Office], USC U.S.-China Institute, and MTV Documentary Films presented a Live Q&A with Writer/Director/Producer Hao Wu discussing his new documentary film 76 DAYS.

Health Care in the U.S. and China

December 3, 2020

Here we offer charts comparing health spending, numbers of health professionals, and life expectancy for the U.S. and China and a look at the impact of covid-19 in East Asia and the U.S.

Diabetes in the U.S. and China

November 5, 2020

Rates of diabetes are increasing in the U.S. and China, but with very different outcomes for patients.

Video: The Future of Public Health and Global Collaboration

July 28, 2020

Public health experts, industry leaders, and practitioners share their thoughts on the future of public health and how global collaboration can shape an outcome beneficial to us all.

 

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