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Foreign Aid is Critical to Stopping the Coronavirus
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Foreign Aid is Critical to Stopping the Coronavirus

Michael Fuchs, Alexandra Schmitt, and Haneul Lee explain why the United States must provide foreign aid to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

While attention in the United States has rightly been focused on responding to the coronavirus outbreak at home, too little focus has been devoted to helping contain the pandemic beyond U.S. shores. Given the global spread of this disease, and the likelihood of repeated waves, containing the coronavirus everywhere will be essential to combat this disease. In order to effectively protect Americans at home, the United States must provide robust foreign assistance to help the world fight the pandemic.

The above excerpt was originally published in The National Interest. Click here to view the full article.

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Authors

Michael Fuchs

Senior Fellow

Alexandra Schmitt

Senior Policy Analyst

Haneul Lee

Research Assistant