Published on in Vol 6, No 2 (2020): Apr-Jun

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at, first published .
The Three Steps Needed to End the COVID-19 Pandemic: Bold Public Health Leadership, Rapid Innovations, and Courageous Political Will

The Three Steps Needed to End the COVID-19 Pandemic: Bold Public Health Leadership, Rapid Innovations, and Courageous Political Will

The Three Steps Needed to End the COVID-19 Pandemic: Bold Public Health Leadership, Rapid Innovations, and Courageous Political Will


  1. Qureshi M, AlRajhi A. Challenge of COVID-19 crisis managed by emergency department of a big tertiary centre in Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 2020;7(3):147 View
  2. Soriano Sánchez J, Perilla Cepeda T, Zenteno M, Campero A, Yampolsky C, Varela M, Soto García M, Romero Rangel J. Early Report on the Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak in Neurosurgical Practice Among Members of the Latin American Federation of Neurosurgical Societies. World Neurosurgery 2020;140:e195 View
  3. Hall E, Luisi N, Zlotorzynska M, Wilde G, Sullivan P, Sanchez T, Bradley H, Siegler A. Willingness to Use Home Collection Methods to Provide Specimens for SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 Research: Survey Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2020;22(9):e19471 View
  4. Guest J, Sullivan P, Valentine-Graves M, Valencia R, Adam E, Luisi N, Nakano M, Guarner J, del Rio C, Sailey C, Goedecke Z, Siegler A, Sanchez T. Suitability and Sufficiency of Telehealth Clinician-Observed, Participant-Collected Samples for SARS-CoV-2 Testing: The iCollect Cohort Pilot Study. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance 2020;6(2):e19731 View
  5. Allegrante J, Auld M, Natarajan S. Preventing COVID-19 and Its Sequela: “There Is No Magic Bullet... It's Just Behaviors”. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2020;59(2):288 View
  6. Pobiruchin M, Zowalla R, Wiesner M. Temporal and Location Variations, and Link Categories for the Dissemination of COVID-19–Related Information on Twitter During the SARS-CoV-2 Outbreak in Europe: Infoveillance Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2020;22(8):e19629 View
  7. Kaur T, Sarkar S, Chowdhury S, Sinha S, Jolly M, Dutta P. Anticipating the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic. Frontiers in Public Health 2020;8 View
  8. Delen D, Eryarsoy E, Davazdahemami B. No Place Like Home: Cross-National Data Analysis of the Efficacy of Social Distancing During the COVID-19 Pandemic. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance 2020;6(2):e19862 View
  9. Sahajpal N, Mondal A, Njau A, Ananth S, Jones K, Ahluwalia P, Ahluwalia M, Jilani Y, Chaubey A, Hegde M, Kota V, Rojiani A, Kolhe R. Proposal of RT-PCR–Based Mass Population Screening for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (Coronavirus Disease 2019). The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 2020;22(10):1294 View
  10. Filipe M, van Deukeren D, Kip M, Doeksen A, Pronk A, Verheijen P, Heikens J, Witkamp A, Richir M. Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Surgical Breast Cancer Care in the Netherlands: A Multicenter Retrospective Cohort Study. Clinical Breast Cancer 2020;20(6):454 View
  11. Al-Hasan A, Yim D, Khuntia J. Citizens’ Adherence to COVID-19 Mitigation Recommendations by the Government: A 3-Country Comparative Evaluation Using Web-Based Cross-Sectional Survey Data. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2020;22(8):e20634 View
  12. Martin G, Koizia L, Kooner A, Cafferkey J, Ross C, Purkayastha S, Sivananthan A, Tanna A, Pratt P, Kinross J. Use of the HoloLens2 Mixed Reality Headset for Protecting Health Care Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Prospective, Observational Evaluation. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2020;22(8):e21486 View
  13. Valentine-Graves M, Hall E, Guest J, Adam E, Valencia R, Shinn K, Hardee I, Sanchez T, Siegler A, Sullivan P, Kumar S. At-home self-collection of saliva, oropharyngeal swabs and dried blood spots for SARS-CoV-2 diagnosis and serology: Post-collection acceptability of specimen collection process and patient confidence in specimens. PLOS ONE 2020;15(8):e0236775 View
  14. Liu J. Need to establish a new adolescent suicide prevention programme in South Korea. General Psychiatry 2020;33(4):e100200 View
  15. Davalbhakta S, Sharma S, Gupta S, Agarwal V, Pandey G, Misra D, Naik B, Goel A, Gupta L, Agarwal V. Private Health Sector in India-Ready and Willing, Yet Underutilized in the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Cross-Sectional Study. Frontiers in Public Health 2020;8 View
  16. Ibrahim M, Binofai F, MM Alshamsi R. Pandemic Response Management Framework Based On Efficiency of COVID-19 Control and Treatment. Future Virology 2020;15(12):801 View
  17. Emmanuel N, Zibara V, Saad J, Iskandar R, Abi Assaad R, Ammanouil E, Bilen Y, Chidiac G, El Ahmar N. COVID-19: What We Know So Far. International Journal of Clinical Research 2020;1(1):73 View
  18. Tengilimoğlu D, Zekioğlu A, Tosun N, Işık O, Tengilimoğlu O. Impacts of COVID-19 pandemic period on depression, anxiety and stress levels of the healthcare employees in Turkey. Legal Medicine 2021;48:101811 View
  19. Drozdova L, Lischenko O, Rakovskaya Y, Drapkina O. Activities of Public Health and Medical Prevention Centres of the COVID-19 epidemic. Profilakticheskaya meditsina 2020;23(7):33 View
  20. Porat T, Nyrup R, Calvo R, Paudyal P, Ford E. Public Health and Risk Communication During COVID-19—Enhancing Psychological Needs to Promote Sustainable Behavior Change. Frontiers in Public Health 2020;8 View
  21. Thome J, Deloyer J, Coogan A, Bailey-Rodriguez D, da Cruz e Silva O, Faltraco F, Grima C, Gudjonsson S, Hanon C, Hollý M, Joosten J, Karlsson I, Kelemen G, Korman M, Krysta K, Lichterman B, Loganovsky K, Marazziti D, Maraitou M, Mertens deWilmars S, Reunamen M, Rexhaj S, Sancaktar M, Sempere J, Tournier I, Weynant E, Vis C, Lebas M, Fond-Harmant L. The impact of the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental-health services in Europe. The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry 2021;22(7):516 View
  22. Kapoor H, Ticku A, Tagat A, Karandikar S. Innovation in Isolation? COVID-19 Lockdown Stringency and Culture-Innovation Relationships. Frontiers in Psychology 2021;12 View
  23. Parthasarathy M, Khuntia J, Stacey R. Impact of Remote and Virtual Care Models on the Sustainability of Small Health Care Businesses: Perceptual Analysis of Small Clinics, Physician Offices, and Pharmacies in Colorado. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2021;23(2):e23658 View
  24. Neelon B, Mutiso F, Mueller N, Pearce J, Benjamin-Neelon S, Goldfarb S. Spatial and temporal trends in social vulnerability and COVID-19 incidence and death rates in the United States. PLOS ONE 2021;16(3):e0248702 View
  25. Savaris R, Pumi G, Dalzochio J, Kunst R. RETRACTED ARTICLE: Stay-at-home policy is a case of exception fallacy: an internet-based ecological study. Scientific Reports 2021;11(1) View
  26. Neelon B, Mutiso F, Mueller N, Pearce J, Benjamin-Neelon S. Associations Between Governor Political Affiliation and COVID-19 Cases, Deaths, and Testing in the U.S.. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2021;61(1):115 View
  27. Mayer O, Pfundt T, Fortenberry G, Harcourt B, Bower W. Lessons Learned From a COVID-19 Biohazard Spill During Swabbing at a Quarantine Facility. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness 2022;16(3):1279 View
  28. Afulani P, Gyamerah A, Nutor J, Laar A, Aborigo R, Malechi H, Sterling M, Awoonor-Williams J, Lionetti V. Inadequate preparedness for response to COVID-19 is associated with stress and burnout among healthcare workers in Ghana. PLOS ONE 2021;16(4):e0250294 View
  29. Tan C, Owuamalam C, Ng P. Stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives! Confidence in government moderates the negative effects of staying at home on mental health. Personality and Individual Differences 2021;179:110948 View
  30. Vatcheva K, Sifuentes J, Oraby T, Maldonado J, Huber T, Villalobos M. Social distancing and testing as optimal strategies against the spread of COVID-19 in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Infectious Disease Modelling 2021;6:729 View
  31. Wassler P, Fan D. A tale of four futures: Tourism academia and COVID-19. Tourism Management Perspectives 2021;38:100818 View
  32. Sakellariou E, Karantinou K, Goffin K. Video-ethnography during Covid-19 and beyond: Generating user foresights in a virtual world. Technological Forecasting and Social Change 2021;169:120817 View
  33. Wirawan G, Mahardani P, Cahyani M, Laksmi N, Januraga P. Conspiracy beliefs and trust as determinants of COVID-19 vaccine acceptance in Bali, Indonesia: Cross-sectional study. Personality and Individual Differences 2021;180:110995 View
  34. Peruzzotti E, Waisbord S. Public Sphere and Post-populism in the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Short Life of Depolarisation in Argentina. Javnost - The Public 2021;28(2):149 View
  35. Chan C, Tang M, Lee M. Delivering Social Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Case of Older People Centers in Hong Kong. Journal of Social Service Research 2022;48(1):1 View
  36. McKim A, Goodwin C. Emergent Opportunities in Complexity, Leadership, and Sustainability. Journal of Leadership Studies 2021;15(3):80 View
  37. Lima K, Lacerda M, Monteiro W, Ferreira D, Andrade L, Ramos F. Technical-assistance arrangements in coping with the COVID-19 pandemic from the managers’ perspective. Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem 2022;30 View
  38. Setiawan W, Albert A. Leadership policy adjustment analysis during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Governance and Regulation 2022;11(4, special issue):246 View
  39. Takizawa R, Robinson S, Aelenei C, Iacoviello V, Kulich C. A five-nation study of the impact of political leaning and perception of crisis severity on the preference for female and minority leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic. Current Research in Ecological and Social Psychology 2022;3:100055 View
  40. Anser M, Ahmad M, Khan M, Nassani A, Askar S, Zaman K, Abro M, Kabbani A. Prevention of COVID-19 pandemic through technological innovation: ensuring global innovative capability, absorptive capacity, and adaptive healthcare competency. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 2023;20(8):8485 View
  41. Bachmann P, Frutos-Bencze D. R&D and innovation efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic: The role of universities. Journal of Innovation & Knowledge 2022;7(4):100238 View
  42. Jiang D, Roy D, Pollock B, Shah N, McCoy R. Association of stay-at-home orders and COVID-19 incidence and mortality in rural and urban United States: a population-based study. BMJ Open 2022;12(4):e055791 View
  43. Campolino L, Bernardes J, Alonso M, Gómez-Salgado J, Ruiz-Frutos C, Domínguez-Salas S, Días A. Communication, information, and knowledge in the pandemic by COVID-19 in Brazil. Medicine 2022;101(28):e29559 View
  44. Mistler C, Sullivan M, Wickersham J, Copenhaver M, Shrestha R. Clinical and Demographic Differences in the Willingness to use Self-Administered At-Home COVID-19 Testing Measures among Persons with Opioid use Disorder. Substance Abuse 2022;43(1):708 View
  45. Çakıcı N, Avşar G, Çalışkan N. The Challenges of Nurses Who Care for COVID-19 Patients. Holistic Nursing Practice 2021;35(6):315 View
  46. Nguyen B, Blizzard C, Palmer A, Nguyen H, Cong Quyet T, Tran V, Nelson M. COVID-19 in Vietnam and Its Impact on Road Trauma: Retrospective Study Based on National Data. Interactive Journal of Medical Research 2023;12:e40883 View
  47. Schmidt P, Nelson E, Kearney G, Kraft S, Oliver B. International, national and local trends in the spread of COVID-19: a geographic view of COVID-19 spread and the role to be played by coproduction. International Journal for Quality in Health Care 2021;33(Supplement_2):ii71 View
  48. Khuntia J, Mejia F, Ning X, Helton J, Stacey R. Integration vs Collaborative Redesign Strategies of Health Systems’ Supply Chains in the Post-COVID-19 New Normal: Cross-sectional Survey Across the United States. JMIR Formative Research 2022;6(6):e35317 View
  49. Lima K, Lacerda M, Monteiro W, Ferreira D, Andrade L, Ramos F. Preparativos tecnoasistenciales para enfrentar la pandemia de COVID-19 desde la perspectiva de los gestores. Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem 2022;30 View
  50. Singh J. The COVID-19 pandemic: an opportunity to strengthen telemedicine in low and middle-income countries. Pediatric Research 2023;93(3):463 View
  51. Chillag K, Lee L. Synergistic Disparities and Public Health Mitigation of COVID-19 in the Rural United States. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 2020;17(4):649 View
  52. Assefa Y, Woldeyohannes S, Cullerton K, Gilks C, Reid S, Van Damme W. Attributes of national governance for an effective response to public health emergencies: Lessons from the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Global Health 2022;12 View
  53. Kapiriri L, Kiwanuka S, Biemba G, Velez C, Razavi S, Abelson J, Essue B, Danis M, Goold S, Noorulhuda M, Nouvet E, Sandman L, Williams I. Priority setting and equity in COVID-19 pandemic plans: a comparative analysis of 18 African countries. Health Policy and Planning 2022;37(3):297 View
  54. IŞIK E, ÇINAR ÖZBAY S, YORULMAZ D. Experiences and Needs of Nurses Caring for COVID-19 Patients: A phenomenological Study. Acibadem Universitesi Saglik Bilimleri Dergisi 2022;13(4) View
  55. González-Rosas E, Arias-Romo E, Campos-Canchola R. Comunicación y liderazgo político de López Obrador con sus seguidores a través de Twitter durante el Covid-19. Universitas 2022;(37):43 View
  56. Thompson J, McClure R, Blakely T, Wilson N, Baker M, Wijnands J, De Sa T, Nice K, Cruz C, Stevenson M. Modelling SARS‐CoV‐2 disease progression in Australia and New Zealand: an account of an agent‐based approach to support public health decision‐making. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2022;46(3):292 View
  57. Dehyouri S, Zand A, Arfaee M. Study of innovation capacity of fisheries companies in the covid-19 pandemic crisis. Brazilian Journal of Biology 2024;84 View
  58. Nashebi R, Sari M, Kotil S. Using a real-world network to model the trade-off between stay-at-home restriction, vaccination, social distancing and working hours on COVID-19 dynamics. PeerJ 2022;10:e14353 View
  59. Lalani K, Crawford J, Butler-Henderson K. Academic leadership during COVID-19 in higher education: technology adoption and adaptation for online learning during a pandemic. International Journal of Leadership in Education 2021:1 View
  60. Lima K, Lacerda M, Monteiro W, Ferreira D, Andrade L, Ramos F. Arranjos tecnoassistenciais no enfrentamento da pandemia da COVID-19 na perspectiva de gestores. Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem 2022;30 View
  61. Hossain M, Yasmin T. Factors affecting public sector innovation during COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh: an analysis on three cases. International Review of Public Administration 2022;27(1):1 View
  62. Schulz-Weidner N, Schlenz M, Krämer N, Boukhobza S, Bekes K. Impact and Perspectives of Pediatric Dental Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic Regarding Unvaccinated Children: A Cross-Sectional Survey. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021;18(22):12117 View
  63. Davies A, Shepherd I, Leigh E. Enhancing leadership training in health services – an evidence-based practice-oriented approach. Leadership in Health Services 2023;36(1):24 View
  64. Weder F, Courtois C. Differences in universal health coverage and governments' COVID-19 communication: A global comparative analysis. Frontiers in Communication 2022;7 View
  65. Gontariuk M, Krafft T, Rehbock C, Townend D, Van der Auwermeulen L, Pilot E. The European Union and Public Health Emergencies: Expert Opinions on the Management of the First Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Suggestions for Future Emergencies. Frontiers in Public Health 2021;9 View
  66. Abdalla S, Joho A. Midwives’ Knowledge and Preparedness in Providing Maternity Care During COVID-19 Pandemic in Dodoma Region, Tanzania: A Cross-Sectional Study. SAGE Open Nursing 2022;8:237796082211166 View
  67. Nehushtan H, Barel H, Donchin M, Bar-Zeev Y. ‘A war of a different kind’: local municipalities’ experiences in managing the COVID-19 pandemic in Israel–a qualitative study. BMJ Open 2023;13(3):e068226 View
  68. AVŞAR G, BİLGİLİ S, ATLI R. Being One of the First Nurses to Be Infected with Covid-19: A Case Report. Hemşirelik Bilimi Dergisi 2023;6(1):71 View
  69. Zacharia B, Udupa H, Chandran R, Prakas A. The Effect of Nationwide Lockdown in India on the Epidemiology of Injuries During the First Wave of COVID-19. Traumatology and Orthopedics of Russia 2023;29(2):88 View
  70. Pustake M, Giri P, Ganiyani M, Mumtaz K, Deshmukh K, Saju M, Nunez J, Orlova N, Das A. Drawing Parallels between SARS, MERS, and COVID-19: A Comparative Overview of Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Pathological Features. Indian Journal of Community Medicine 2023;48(4):518 View
  71. Méndiz-Noguero A, Wennberg-Capellades L, Regadera-González E, Goni-Fuste B. Public health communication and the Covid-19: A review of the literature during the first wave. El Profesional de la información 2023 View
  72. Suar D, Jha A, Gochhayat J, Samanta S. Public Leadership during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Can Leadership Theories Explain It?. Global Business Review 2023 View
  73. Rangone A. Best practice in crisis management during COVID-19 emergency: A case study from the airport sector. Journal of Governance and Regulation 2023;12(3, special issue):345 View
  74. El Kheir D, Alghamdi A, Alaali A, Alswiket H, AlSaffar H, Alalwiat F. Are we well prepared for public health emergencies? COVID-19 pandemic effect on cancer care in Saudi Arabia: A qualitative study. Journal of Infection and Public Health 2024;17(3):412 View
  75. Samsudin E, Yasin S, Ruslan N, Abdullah N, Noor A, Hair A. Socioeconomic impacts of airborne and droplet-borne infectious diseases on industries: a systematic review. BMC Infectious Diseases 2024;24(1) View

Books/Policy Documents

  1. Quiroz P, Rutherford G, Dube M. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID‐19). View
  2. Folk L. The Hidden Barriers and Enablers of Team-Based Ideation. View
  3. Patch M, Davidson P. Mentoring in Nursing through Narrative Stories Across the World. View
  4. Sendall M, Neely E, Pederson A, Early J. Handbook of Social Sciences and Global Public Health. View
  5. Sendall M, Neely E, Pederson A, Early J. Handbook of Social Sciences and Global Public Health. View
  6. Shaikh A, Chunduru Y, Waghray S, Salim J. Modernizing Global Health Security to Prevent, Detect, and Respond. View
  7. . The Power of Team-Based Simulations in Educational Systems. View