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Pandemic Management – The Path Not Taken

New data from the WHO show that during the pandemic’s first two years, Sweden had half the excess death rate of the UK, Germany or Spain – and a quarter of the excess death rate of many countries in Eastern Europe.

4 months ago
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‘Democracy in the Balance’ Series Finale Examines ‘Frontiers of Democratic Reform’

In the third and final panel in “Democracy in the Balance,” a series of virtual discussions about democratic vulnerability and resilience in the United States, “Frontiers of Democratic Reform” on April 20 will explore the practical steps that can be taken to guard against democratic backsliding in the United States and bolster the integrity of a functional national government.

6 months ago
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The Science Media Centre at 20

The UK’s Science Media Centre (SMC) is an internationally admired, and occasionally emulated, model for facilitating interactions between the science […]

6 months ago
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Pew Report Puts Numbers on American Gun Violence

Citing statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “more Americans died of gun-related injuries in 2020 than in any other year on record,” reports the Pew Research Center in a new report.

7 months ago
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