Jamie Bay Nishi

Jamie Bay Nishi is director of the Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC), a coalition of 30 nonprofit organizations, academic institutions, and aligned businesses advancing policies to accelerate the creation of new drugs, vaccines, diagnostics, and other tools that bring healthy lives within reach for all people.

The arrival of the first wave of COVID-19 vaccines brings hope to a battered, weary world that 2021 can be the beginning of the end of a devastating, still-raging pandemic. But while the fight…

Much of the current COVID-19 discussion across the US focuses on choreographing a transition from what has been called the “hammer” of lockdowns to the “dance” of a carefully staged easing of certain…