American Journal of Public Health
December 2020 110(12)
Populist Nationalism Threatens Health and Human Rights in the COVID-19 Response
Global Health, Government, Human Rights, Social Science
Caitlin R. Williams, Jocelyn Getgen Kestenbaum and Benjamin Mason Meier
110(12), pp. 1766–1768
COVID-19 demands international cooperation, yet populist nationalism is resurgent, threatening public health, human rights, and global governance. In responding to the pandemic, populist nationalism and global solidarity represent distinct paths, with enduring consequences for health and human rights.