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How the Coronavirus Is Exposing Failed Leadership

July 7, 2020

A pandemic emergency exposes the vulnerability of a country’s governance system. Originally published by The National Interest on July 7, 2020. Written by USC professor Shui-Yan Tang and Brian An. 

Alumni donate 8,000 masks to help shield USC health care workers from COVID-19

June 18, 2020

Chinese alumni procured and donated thousands of surgical masks to USC health workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. Originally published by USC Dornsife. Written by Margaret Crable. 

Improving nutrition for children

May 29, 2020

One in nine people around the world, over 820 million individuals, are undernourished. For preschoolers and kindergartners, this food insecurity leads to lower cognitive and social-emotional skills. Ensuring children are ready to learn (and later to produce) means guaranteeing them a basic level of nutrition. Programs to address this are well established, if not always adequate, in the U.S. and researchers in China are pushing to establish standards there as well.

Scientists collaborate despite politics

April 16, 2020

A wave of nationalism from government leaders threatens to halt the global collaboration to find a vaccine for COVID-19.

The world is running out of N95 masks

April 9, 2020

Have you been able to find an N95 mask? The issue with masks is an issue with global trade.

Law of the People's Republic of China on Prevention and Treatment of Infectious Diseases (2013 Amendment), June 29, 2013

January 29, 2020
(Adopted at the Sixth Session of the Standing Committee of the Seventh National People's Congress on February 21, 1989; revised at the 11th Sessi

传染病信息报告管理规范, October 29, 2015

January 29, 2020

2015年10月29日,国家卫生计生委办公厅以国卫办疾控发〔2015〕53号印发《传染病信息报告管理规范(2015年版)》。

Nakajima, Body, Society, and Nation: The Creation of Public Health and Urban Culture in Shanghai, 2018.

December 16, 2019

Chieko Nakajima's book was reviewed by John Knight for the History of Socialisms discussion list. It is reprinted here by Creative Commons license.

PRC State Council, Food Security in China, October 2019

October 14, 2019

The State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China published this white paper on food security.

Cao, GMO China - How Global Debates Transformed China's Agricultural Biotechnology Policies, 2018

October 3, 2019

Ronald J. Herring wrote this review of Cao's GMO China for the History of Asia discussion list. It's reprinted here via Creative Commons license.

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