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Efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, both nationally and globally, continue. Federal, state, and local governments all play a major role in interventions that keep people healthy and support economic recovery. The Center for American Progress is committed to researching and developing strategies to manage and ultimately end the current as well as future pandemics. The following publications represent a collection of CAP's work in this area.
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Policymakers must take steps to address the recent rise in disability, which has been fueled by long COVID.
Oct 26, 2023
Mia Ives-Rublee, Anona Neal
Policymakers can address the decline in routine childhood vaccination rates in the United States by improving access and boosting confidence in childhood vaccines, and by making vaccination the easiest and most sensible choice.
Jul 6, 2023
A Vaccines for Adults program is critical to expand vaccine access among uninsured adults and boost vaccination rates, therefore promoting equity and reducing health disparities.
Apr 18, 2023
While monkeypox is less contagious than COVID-19 and largely preventable through vaccination, the outbreak has highlighted that the U.S. public health system remains underprepared for crises.
Sep 12, 2022
Federal investments kept millions of Americans in their homes during the pandemic; in the long term, commitment to bold federal housing policy can eliminate housing insecurity for millions while uplifting historically disadvantaged communities.
Jul 7, 2022
Significant and sustained investments in public health would improve societal health, advance equity, and foster economic and climate resiliency.
May 17, 2022
Marquisha Johns, Jill Rosenthal
Mia Ives-Rublee argues that masks remain a critical preventive measure to avoid future COVID-19 surges and protect those at higher risk of severe illness.
May 6, 2022
As COVID-19 wanes and governments relax public health measures, policymakers must closely monitor indicators that reflect prevalence and severity, precautions and protections, and treatment availability to maintain readiness for future surges and resume precautions as needed.
Mar 2, 2022
Workplaces will need to adapt to significant increases to both the disabled population and disabled workforce, and future labor market analysis must center disability.
Feb 9, 2022
Lily Roberts, Mia Ives-Rublee, Rose Khattar
The federal government can make it easier and more affordable for individuals to reduce their own COVID-19 risk and take action to support public health.
Dec 23, 2021
Emily Gee, Jill Rosenthal
Jill Rosenthal outlines next steps that the Biden administration, state and local policymakers, and private companies should take to prevent a winter surge in COVID-19 cases.
Dec 17, 2021
By addressing key priorities, the budget reconciliation process can advance health and economic recovery and deliver benefits to the individuals, neighborhoods, and communities that need them the most.
Sep 23, 2021
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