The silent threat of the coronavirus: Americas dependence on Chinese pharmaceuticals Webpage uri icon


  • As the new coronavirus, called 2019-nCoV, spreads rapidly around the globe, the international community is scrambling to keep up. Scientists rush to develop a vaccine, policymakers debate the most effective containment methods, and health care systems strain to accommodate the growing number of sick and dying. Though it may sound like a scene from the 2011 movie Contagion, it is actually an unfolding reality.

author list (cited authors)

  • Blackburn, C. C., Natsios, A., Parker, G. W., & Ruyle, L.

complete list of authors

  • Blackburn, CC||Natsios, A||Parker, GW||Ruyle, Leslie

publication date

  • January 2020