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COVID-19 pandemic

TagLast edit: 23 Dec 2020 11:55 UTC by Pablo

The COVID-19 pandemic tag can cover posts about any aspect of the pandemic (biological, social, economic, etc.)

COVID-19 in de­vel­op­ing countries

rootpi22 Apr 2020 22:13 UTC
45 points
10 comments1 min readEA link

Con­cern­ing the Re­cent 2019-Novel Coron­avirus Outbreak

Matthew_Barnett27 Jan 2020 5:47 UTC
104 points
140 comments3 min readEA link

COVID-19 brief for friends and family

eca28 Feb 2020 22:43 UTC
145 points
68 comments4 min readEA link

[Question] Are there his­tor­i­cal ex­am­ples of ex­cess panic dur­ing pan­demics kil­ling a lot of peo­ple?

Linch27 May 2020 17:00 UTC
28 points
15 comments1 min readEA link

Coron­avirus Re­search Ideas for EAs

Peter_Hurford27 Mar 2020 21:01 UTC
117 points
20 comments23 min readEA link

The best places to donate for COVID-19

Sanjay20 Mar 2020 10:47 UTC
22 points
20 comments20 min readEA link

Pri­ori­tiz­ing COVID-19 in­ter­ven­tions & in­di­vi­d­ual donations

IanDavidMoss6 May 2020 21:29 UTC
85 points
25 comments26 min readEA link

EA Cameroon—COVID-19 Aware­ness and Preven­tion in the Santa Divi­sion of Cameroon Pro­ject Pro­posal

brb24325 Jul 2020 20:19 UTC
62 points
12 comments5 min readEA link

Three char­i­ta­ble recom­men­da­tions for COVID-19 in India

Tejas Subramaniam5 May 2021 8:23 UTC
69 points
31 comments9 min readEA link

Quan­tify­ing lives saved by in­di­vi­d­ual ac­tions against COVID-19

scottleibrand6 Mar 2020 19:42 UTC
27 points
13 comments9 min readEA link

[Question] Should re­cent events make us more or less con­cerned about biorisk?

Linch19 Mar 2020 0:00 UTC
23 points
7 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] How has biose­cu­rity/​pan­demic pre­pared­ness philan­thropy helped with coro­n­avirus, and how might it help with similar fu­ture situ­a­tions?

vipulnaik13 Mar 2020 18:50 UTC
98 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

English sum­maries of Ger­man Covid-19 ex­pert podcast

Chi8 Apr 2020 21:12 UTC
6 points
0 comments3 min readEA link
(www.notion.so)

Ubiquitous Far-Ul­travi­o­let Light Could Con­trol the Spread of Covid-19 and Other Pandemics

avturchin18 Mar 2020 18:30 UTC
40 points
13 comments7 min readEA link

[Question] Are there good EA pro­jects for helping with COVID-19?

Linch3 Mar 2020 23:55 UTC
31 points
28 comments1 min readEA link

Will protests lead to thou­sands of coro­n­avirus deaths?

Larks3 Jun 2020 19:08 UTC
77 points
59 comments5 min readEA link

Up and Down with the Pan­demic; Why Pan­demic Poli­cies Do Not Last and How to Change That

Timothy_Liptrot29 Mar 2021 23:04 UTC
8 points
2 comments7 min readEA link

[Question] Will the coro­n­avirus pan­demic ad­vance or hin­der the spread of longter­mist-style val­ues/​think­ing?

MichaelA19 Mar 2020 6:07 UTC
12 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

[Question] What ques­tions could COVID-19 provide ev­i­dence on that would help guide fu­ture EA de­ci­sions?

MichaelA27 Mar 2020 5:51 UTC
7 points
7 comments1 min readEA link

COVID-19 re­sponse as XRisk intervention

tyleralterman10 Apr 2020 6:16 UTC
51 points
5 comments4 min readEA link

[Question] How bad is coro­n­avirus re­ally?

Holly_Elmore8 May 2020 17:29 UTC
17 points
8 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] What coro­n­avirus policy failures are you wor­ried about?

willbradshaw19 Jun 2020 20:32 UTC
19 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

Cus­tomized COVID-19 risk anal­y­sis as a high value area

Askell23 Jul 2020 20:28 UTC
48 points
7 comments3 min readEA link

2018-19 Donor Lot­tery Re­port, pt. 2

rossry14 Dec 2020 14:31 UTC
31 points
3 comments10 min readEA link

Non-phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal in­ter­ven­tions in pan­demic pre­pared­ness and response

James Smith8 Apr 2021 14:13 UTC
47 points
16 comments12 min readEA link

Ac­tivism for COVID-19 Lo­cal Pre­pared­ness

ebr1 Mar 2020 6:11 UTC
9 points
11 comments1 min readEA link

Will EA Global San Fran­cisco be can­cel­led or resched­uled due to COVID-19?

user1231 Mar 2020 16:28 UTC
12 points
2 comments1 min readEA link
(www.metaculus.com)

[Linkpost] - Miti­ga­tion ver­sus Su­pres­sion for COVID-19

alexrjl16 Mar 2020 21:01 UTC
9 points
4 comments2 min readEA link

Covid-19 Re­sponse Fund

Halstead31 Mar 2020 17:22 UTC
25 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

Utiliz­ing global at­ten­tion dur­ing crises for EA causes

GidonKadosh18 Mar 2020 8:49 UTC
21 points
1 comment2 min readEA link

Op­por­tu­nity to sup­port a Covid19 re­lated sur­vey collaboration

Peterslattery28 Mar 2020 1:02 UTC
6 points
1 comment2 min readEA link

The marginal differ­ence of start­ing a new coro­n­avirus chain

pmk9 Mar 2020 15:22 UTC
6 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

Re­quest­ing sup­port for the StandA­gain­stCorona pledge

Peterslattery17 Mar 2020 0:47 UTC
13 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Coron­avirus and non-hu­mans: How is the pan­demic af­fect­ing an­i­mals used for hu­man con­sump­tion?

Daniela R. Waldhorn7 Apr 2020 8:40 UTC
72 points
7 comments20 min readEA link

Eleven re­cent 80,000 Hours ar­ti­cles on how to stop COVID-19 & other pandemics

Robert_Wiblin8 Apr 2020 21:40 UTC
22 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] Are there any pub­lic health fund­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties with COVID-19 that are plau­si­bly com­pet­i­tive with Givewell top char­i­ties per dol­lar?

Linch12 Mar 2020 21:19 UTC
25 points
17 comments1 min readEA link

Fundrais­ing for the Cen­ter for Health Se­cu­rity: My per­sonal plan and open questions

MichaelA26 Mar 2020 16:53 UTC
14 points
4 comments5 min readEA link

Coron­avirus Tech Handbook

Linda Linsefors11 Mar 2020 14:44 UTC
23 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

[Question] Is COVID an op­por­tu­nity for non-EAs to give effec­tively?

warrenjordan22 Mar 2020 22:44 UTC
5 points
3 comments1 min readEA link

COVID-19 may cause per­ma­nent “re­duced lung func­tion” to young peo­ple, dam­ag­ing pro­duc­tivity and intelligence

trevorw9620 Mar 2020 19:02 UTC
1 point
1 comment1 min readEA link
(www.businessinsider.com)

Coron­avirus: how much is a life worth?

bfinn23 Mar 2020 12:28 UTC
20 points
11 comments1 min readEA link
(medium.com)

EA char­ity re­sponses to COVID-19

warrenjordan4 Apr 2020 22:16 UTC
11 points
0 comments3 min readEA link

What COVID-19 ques­tions should Open Philan­thropy pay Good Judg­ment to work on?

Aaron Gertler18 Mar 2020 23:31 UTC
36 points
1 comment1 min readEA link
(www.openphilanthropy.org)

The Ham­mer and the Dance

casebash20 Mar 2020 19:45 UTC
7 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

Ex­pert Com­mu­ni­ties and Public Revolt

Evan_Gaensbauer28 Mar 2020 19:00 UTC
2 points
3 comments1 min readEA link
(www.facebook.com)

App for COVID-19 con­tact tracing

Nicholas_Joseph22 Mar 2020 6:25 UTC
5 points
11 comments6 min readEA link

COVID-19 Assess­ment Tool by the Hu­man Di­ag­no­sis Project

Ben_Harack2 Apr 2020 7:27 UTC
13 points
1 comment3 min readEA link

A quick and crude com­par­i­son of epi­demiolog­i­cal ex­pert fore­casts ver­sus Me­tac­u­lus fore­casts for COVID-19

Justin Otto2 Apr 2020 19:29 UTC
9 points
7 comments1 min readEA link

Coron­avirus and long term policy [UK fo­cus]

weeatquince5 Apr 2020 8:29 UTC
52 points
3 comments17 min readEA link

[Question] What promis­ing pro­jects aren’t be­ing done against the coro­n­avirus?

Mati_Roy22 Mar 2020 3:30 UTC
5 points
11 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] Is donat­ing to AMF and malaria in­ter­ven­tions the most cost-effec­tive way to save lives from COVID-19?

warrenjordan27 Mar 2020 7:06 UTC
14 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

GiveDirectly plans a cash trans­fer re­sponse to COVID-19 in US

warrenjordan19 Mar 2020 5:44 UTC
5 points
3 comments1 min readEA link
(www.givedirectly.org)

Essen­tial facts and figures—COVID-19

Ardenlk20 Apr 2020 18:33 UTC
19 points
0 comments12 min readEA link

COVID-19 Risk Assess­ment App Idea for Vet­ting and Discussion

tina20 Feb 2020 5:49 UTC
38 points
15 comments11 min readEA link

More Dakka for Coron­avirus: We need im­me­di­ate hu­man tri­als of many vac­cine-can­di­dates and si­mul­ta­neous man­u­fac­tur­ing of all of them

avturchin13 Mar 2020 16:48 UTC
10 points
3 comments2 min readEA link

Re­spond­ing to COVID-19 in India

Suvita26 Apr 2020 19:07 UTC
57 points
2 comments2 min readEA link

Food Cri­sis—Cas­cad­ing Events from COVID-19 & Locusts

AronM29 Apr 2020 22:02 UTC
97 points
13 comments13 min readEA link

Find­ing equil­ibrium in a difficult time

Julia_Wise18 Mar 2020 2:50 UTC
150 points
7 comments6 min readEA link

162 benefits of coronavirus

bfinn11 May 2020 22:36 UTC
11 points
8 comments8 min readEA link

How can EA lo­cal groups re­duce like­li­hood of our mem­bers get­ting COVID-19 or other in­fec­tious dis­eases?

Linch26 Feb 2020 16:16 UTC
23 points
20 comments1 min readEA link

The EA move­ment is ne­glect­ing phys­i­cal goods

ruthgrace18 Jun 2020 14:39 UTC
21 points
15 comments1 min readEA link

David Man­heim: A Per­sonal (In­terim) COVID-19 Postmortem

Linch1 Jul 2020 6:05 UTC
31 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.lesswrong.com)

[Question] Cost-Effec­tive­ness of COVID miti­ga­tion poli­cies per coun­try /​ globally

tbop16 Jul 2020 15:21 UTC
12 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

I’m Linch Zhang, an am­a­teur COVID-19 fore­caster and gen­er­al­ist EA. AMA

Linch30 Jun 2020 19:35 UTC
77 points
80 comments1 min readEA link

Work­ing to­gether to ex­am­ine why BAME pop­u­la­tions in de­vel­oped coun­tries are severely af­fected by COVID-19

gavintaylor3 Aug 2020 16:25 UTC
18 points
2 comments1 min readEA link
(medium.com)

Donor Lot­tery Debrief

TimothyTelleenLawton4 Aug 2020 20:58 UTC
121 points
15 comments5 min readEA link

*up­dated* CTA: Food Sys­tems Hand­book launch event

AronM29 May 2020 15:07 UTC
30 points
8 comments2 min readEA link

Preprint: Open Science Saves Lives: Les­sons from the COVID-19 Pandemic

gavintaylor24 Aug 2020 14:01 UTC
8 points
1 comment2 min readEA link
(www.biorxiv.org)

We’re (sur­pris­ingly) more pos­i­tive about tack­ling bio risks: out­comes of a survey

Sanjay25 Aug 2020 9:14 UTC
48 points
5 comments11 min readEA link

How does a ba­sic in­come af­fect re­cip­i­ents dur­ing COVID-19?

GiveDirectly3 Sep 2020 11:01 UTC
19 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Rachel Wad­dell: GiveDirectly’s emer­gency cash re­sponse to COVID-19

EA Global7 Sep 2020 16:28 UTC
3 points
0 comments17 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

UK to host hu­man challenge tri­als for Covid-19 vaccines

Pablo23 Sep 2020 14:45 UTC
52 points
1 comment1 min readEA link
(www.ft.com)

Sugges­tion that Zvi be awarded a prize for his COVID series

RomeoStevens24 Sep 2020 19:16 UTC
34 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

Up­dates on the Food Sys­tems Hand­book & up­com­ing ses­sions 30/​31 October

AronM23 Oct 2020 11:26 UTC
17 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Our recom­men­da­tions for giv­ing in 2020

GiveWell23 Nov 2020 15:11 UTC
28 points
0 comments7 min readEA link

Kel­sey Piper on “The Life You Can Save”

Aaron Gertler4 Jan 2021 20:58 UTC
58 points
3 comments2 min readEA link
(www.vox.com)

The Elec­toral Con­se­quences of Pan­demic Failure Project

Dale7 Jan 2021 20:57 UTC
11 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

A vastly faster vac­cine rollout

Katja_Grace16 Jan 2021 0:23 UTC
20 points
0 comments4 min readEA link
(www.lesswrong.com)

The US Meat Sup­ply Crisis

EA Forum Archives28 May 2020 7:00 UTC
3 points
0 comments4 min readEA link
(us14.campaign-archive.com)

COVID-19 and Farm Animals

EA Forum Archives7 Apr 2020 7:00 UTC
3 points
0 comments5 min readEA link

[Question] Any up­dates to high-im­pact COVID-19 char­i­ties?

warrenjordan5 Feb 2021 21:42 UTC
9 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Fiona Con­lon: Su­vita’s first year: vac­cines in the spotlight

EA Global21 Nov 2020 8:12 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

When to get a vac­cine in the Bay Area as a young healthy person

billzito14 Mar 2021 16:11 UTC
9 points
17 comments2 min readEA link

[Question] [Coron­avirus] Is it a good idea to meet peo­ple in­doors if ev­ery­one’s rapid anti­gen test came back nega­tive?

Jonas Vollmer24 Mar 2021 15:45 UTC
34 points
10 comments2 min readEA link

Defer­ence for Bayesians

Halstead13 Feb 2021 12:33 UTC
92 points
30 comments7 min readEA link

If Bill Gates be­lieves all lives are equal, why is he im­ped­ing vac­cine dis­tri­bu­tion?

Garrison21 Apr 2021 1:35 UTC
−13 points
12 comments4 min readEA link

[Question] Effec­tive dona­tions for COVID-19 in India

Tejas Subramaniam30 Apr 2021 20:30 UTC
33 points
5 comments1 min readEA link

Mar­ket de­sign to ac­cel­er­ate COVID-19 vac­cine supply

VictorSintNicolaas8 May 2021 9:18 UTC
6 points
0 comments6 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing the UK Covid-19 Crowd Fore­cast­ing Challenge

nikos17 May 2021 19:28 UTC
7 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

Long-Term Fu­ture Fund: May 2021 grant recommendations

abergal27 May 2021 6:44 UTC
110 points
15 comments57 min readEA link

[Question] How well did EA-funded biorisk or­gani­sa­tions do on Covid?

Halstead2 Jun 2021 17:25 UTC
94 points
51 comments1 min readEA link

What is a pan­demic com­pared to our sewer sys­tem? An ex­am­ple of how a so­ciety nor­mal­izes risks

Ramiro25 Jul 2020 14:59 UTC
25 points
0 comments9 min readEA link

Why did EA or­ga­ni­za­tions fail at fight­ing to pre­vent the COVID-19 pan­demic?

ChristianKleineidam19 Jun 2021 15:32 UTC
4 points
8 comments1 min readEA link

Covid Philan­thropy Idea—Build­ing Soft­ware Solu­tions for Peo­ple Impacted

nonzerosum17 Apr 2020 22:25 UTC
5 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] Sput­nik : COVID-19 :: Space Race : Pan­demic Pre­pared­ness?

jared_m13 Mar 2020 22:31 UTC
15 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Policy idea: In­cen­tiviz­ing COVID-19 track­ing app use with lot­tery tickets

pmk22 Apr 2020 15:15 UTC
13 points
5 comments2 min readEA link

EA should wargame Coron­avirus

casebash12 Feb 2020 4:32 UTC
35 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] (Link) Could an­i­mal ad­vo­cacy pre­vent fu­ture corona-viruses?

pixel_brownie_software8 Mar 2020 18:10 UTC
3 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] Are coun­tries shar­ing ven­tila­tors to fight the coro­n­avirus?

Mati_Roy17 Mar 2020 7:11 UTC
9 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Three grants in re­sponse to the COVID-19 pandemic

GiveWell24 Apr 2020 4:52 UTC
37 points
0 comments4 min readEA link
(blog.givewell.org)

Pan­demic pre­pared­ness orgs now on EA Funds

SamDeere9 Apr 2020 9:15 UTC
14 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

[Question] If it’s true that Coron­avirus is “close to patholog­i­cally mis­al­igned with some of our in­for­ma­tion dis­tri­bu­tion and de­ci­sion­mak­ing rit­u­als”, then what things would help the re­sponse?

nonzerosum24 Apr 2020 21:04 UTC
18 points
2 comments2 min readEA link

[Question] Which peo­ple and in­sti­tu­tions are cur­rently mak­ing in­fluen­tial de­ci­sions re­lated to COVID re­sponse, and how could they be helped to have a bet­ter de­ci­sion mak­ing pro­cess?

nonzerosum25 Apr 2020 19:36 UTC
4 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] What do you be­lieve are the most crit­i­cal open ques­tions/​hy­pothe­ses that could in­form a more effec­tive COVID re­sponse?

nonzerosum25 Apr 2020 19:33 UTC
5 points
13 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] What are some tractable ap­proaches for figur­ing out if COVID causes long term dam­age to those who re­cover?

nonzerosum25 Apr 2020 19:27 UTC
0 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] If you had $10-100mm and a skil­led team to im­prove the COVID re­sponse to min­i­mize eco­nomic and hu­man dam­age, what would you do? Or, how would you de­cide what to do?

nonzerosum25 Apr 2020 19:22 UTC
0 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

COVID Pro­ject idea: Tran­scrip­tion, trans­la­tion, con­tent re­for­mat­ting, and summarization

nonzerosum26 Apr 2020 21:23 UTC
5 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

[Question] Which per­son-per­son in­tro­duc­tions could be highly im­pact­ful, COVID re­lated and oth­er­wise?

nonzerosum26 Apr 2020 21:18 UTC
4 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

Mar­ket-shap­ing ap­proaches to ac­cel­er­ate COVID-19 re­sponse: a role for op­tion-based guaran­tees?

Derek28 Apr 2020 10:10 UTC
39 points
4 comments6 min readEA link

[Question] Should I claim COVID-benefits I don’t need to give to char­ity?

anony_mous14 May 2020 18:24 UTC
2 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

Is there a Price for a Covid-19 Vac­cine?

gavintaylor22 May 2020 17:20 UTC
11 points
3 comments1 min readEA link
(mattsclancy.substack.com)

Helping wild an­i­mals through vac­ci­na­tion: could this hap­pen for coro­n­aviruses like SARS-CoV-2?

Animal_Ethics12 May 2020 18:25 UTC
31 points
9 comments25 min readEA link

Covid offsets and car­bon offsets

Louis_Dixon23 Jul 2020 21:19 UTC
22 points
2 comments2 min readEA link

[Question] Sam­ple size and clus­ter­ing ad­vice needed

brb24329 Jul 2020 14:21 UTC
15 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] Ex­am­ples of loss of jobs due to Covid in EA

agent1828 Aug 2020 8:20 UTC
6 points
7 comments1 min readEA link

microCOVID.org: A tool to es­ti­mate COVID risk from com­mon activities

catherio29 Aug 2020 22:28 UTC
85 points
23 comments1 min readEA link
(www.microcovid.org)

The Years 0 and 1 of the Policy En­trepreneur­ship Network

Michal_Trzesimiech17 Sep 2020 16:51 UTC
60 points
2 comments10 min readEA link

Key­ne­sian Altruism

Grayden13 Sep 2020 12:18 UTC
42 points
17 comments7 min readEA link

N-95 For All: A Covid-19 Policy Proposal

DannyBressler28 Oct 2020 6:43 UTC
21 points
9 comments15 min readEA link

4 Years Later: Pres­i­dent Trump and Global Catas­trophic Risk

HaydnBelfield25 Oct 2020 16:28 UTC
23 points
9 comments9 min readEA link

I made a video on en­g­ineered pandemics

Jeroen_W21 Dec 2020 21:07 UTC
33 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

13 Re­cent Publi­ca­tions on Ex­is­ten­tial Risk (Jan 2021 up­date)

HaydnBelfield8 Feb 2021 12:42 UTC
7 points
2 comments10 min readEA link

[Question] How has Covid-19 af­fected the way you give?

alana-UoEstudy202115 Feb 2021 15:20 UTC
12 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] How to em­bed tools for im­proved in­sti­tu­tional dec­sion mak­ing in an or­ga­ni­za­tions soft­ware plat­form?

mschons6 Apr 2021 16:19 UTC
13 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

At­tempted sum­mary of the 2019-nCoV situ­a­tion — 80,000 Hours

Robert_Wiblin3 Feb 2020 22:37 UTC
37 points
8 comments1 min readEA link

Po­ten­tial High-Lev­er­age and In­ex­pen­sive Miti­ga­tions (which are still fea­si­ble) for Pandemics

Davidmanheim4 Mar 2020 17:06 UTC
43 points
10 comments2 min readEA link

Lewis Bol­lard: Do­ing the most good for an­i­mals post-COVID-19

EA Global12 Nov 2020 16:46 UTC
15 points
0 comments20 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Emily Grundy: Aus­trali­ans’ per­cep­tions of global catas­trophic risks

EA Global21 Nov 2020 8:12 UTC
8 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Try­ing to as­sess the effec­tive­ness of COVID-19 char­i­ties in India

gotech4 May 2021 7:42 UTC
34 points
3 comments4 min readEA link

[Question] Look­ing for: post-COVID pan­demic pre­pared­ness initiatives

jwagstaff11 May 2021 18:34 UTC
14 points
3 comments1 min readEA link

Is SARS-CoV-2 a mod­ern Greek Tragedy?

Matt Boyd10 May 2021 4:25 UTC
8 points
4 comments6 min readEA link
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