Fighting two viruses at once: why a global crisis needs a global response

As a global population, we have never been more dependent on the need for global knowledge transfer. The faster we learn and respond to information from other parts of the world, the more lives can be saved. Incidentally, we have also never been as prepared to connect on a global scale and share that knowledge. Continue reading Fighting two viruses at once: why a global crisis needs a global response

He knew the virus was coming. Here’s how to prevent the next one

OnFrontiers recently spoke with Dr. Dennis Carroll – former director of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Emerging Threats Division. He currently serves as Director of the Global Virome Project, a global cooperative scientific initiative to massively lower risk of harm from future viral outbreaks over 10 years, and holds a PhD in molecular biochemistry from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Continue reading He knew the virus was coming. Here’s how to prevent the next one

Working remotely because of COVID-19 doesn’t have to be difficult

Ross Mayfield, is a serial entrepreneur who ran one of the first Silicon Valley startups to fully integrate what he calls “distributed teams” over 18 years ago. Now, remote work has suddenly become the new normal. Mayfield provides valuable insights into how companies can best operate until public health officials deem it safe to be back in offices and COVID-19 has dissipated.  Continue reading Working remotely because of COVID-19 doesn’t have to be difficult

How can international development organizations prepare their projects for the impacts of Coronavirus?

OnFrontiers spoke with Dr. Maureen Miller from our expert community – an epidemiologist and medical anthropologist – about how International Development organizations can prepare and protect their projects and beneficiaries around the world from the impacts of coronavirus.  Continue reading How can international development organizations prepare their projects for the impacts of Coronavirus?