COVID response Archives - State of the Planet

Irwin Redlener: On the Pandemic, Harnessing Celebrity Fame, and Public Health Activism

The pediatrician and founder of Columbia’s National Center for Disaster Preparedness also talks about childcare, climate change, and what’s next for him.

by |September 14, 2021

The Necessity of In-Person Education

We have the tools to reduce the risk of viral transmission, and if we use those tools, we should be able to resume normal schooling.

by |August 16, 2021

Biden’s Inspiring and Aggressive COVID Response Plan

This test of the new administration and of our national character has now begun. We need to vaccinate, test, mask-up, continue to practice social distance, and do all we can to rid America and then the world of this terrible virus.

by |January 25, 2021