Covid-19 Case Collection

Included here are select case materials, curated by the HKS Case Program, to aid educators in response to COVID-19. 

Online Cases and Other Learning Materials

 

Free Cases

Caught in a Storm: The World Health Organization and the 2014 Ebola Outbreak and epilogue by Dr. Claire Chaumont and Dr. Mamka Anyona with Peter Zimmerman

Keeping an Open Mind in an Emergency: CDC experiments with 'Team B' and epilogue by Pamela Varley, Herman (Dutch) B. Leonard, and Arnold Howitt

Swine Flu Scare in America (A) by Richard Neustadt and Dr. Harvey Fineberg

Swine Flu Scare in America (B) by Richard Neustadt and Dr. Harvey Fineberg

Technological Innovation for Global Health: Vaxess’ Long Road to Heat-Stable Vaccines by Laura Winig and Suerie Moon


Additional HKS Cases

The following COVID-19-relevant cases are available for purchase on the HKS Case Program website.

Epidemic Cases

Confronting a Pandemic in a Home Rule State: The Indiana State Department of Health Responds to H1N1 by David Giles and Arnold Howitt

Confronting HIV/AIDS in Pingxiang, China (A) by Nicole Szlezak and Arnold Howitt

Coping with Crisis: Hong Kong Public Health Officials and the "Bird Flu" by Howard Husock and Herman B. “Dutch” Leonard

Emergency Response System Under Duress: The Public Health Fight to Contain SARS in Toronto (A) by Pamela Varley and Arnold Howitt

Emergency Response to a Long-Term Crisis? Médecins sans Frontières and HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia by Regina Galang and Guy Stuart

Fears and Realities: Managing Ebola in Dallas by Kirsten Lundberg and Arnold Howitt

Hong Kong Copes with SARS, 2003: The Amoy Gardens by Howard Husock and Herman B. (Dutch) Leonard

Managing a Security Response to the Ebola Epidemic in Liberia (A) and epilogue by Laura Winig, Margaret Bourdeaux and Juliette Kayyem

Managing a Security Response to the Ebola Epidemic in Liberia (B) by Laura Winig, Margaret Bourdeaux and Juliette Kayyem

Tennessee Responds to the 2009 Novel H1N1 Influenza A Pandemic by David Giles and Arnold Howitt

The West Nile Virus Outbreak in New York City: On the Trail of a Killer Virus (A) by Esther Scott and Arnold Howitt

When Cultures Collide: 2015 HIV Outbreak in Southern Indiana (A) by Kirsten Lundberg and Arnold Howitt

Vaccine Cases

Ethics in International Research: the Debate over Clinical Trials of AZT to Prevent Mother-to-Infant Transmission of HIV in Developing Nations by Esther Scott, Richard A. Cash, and Michael Bennish

Placebo Trials in Africa: The African American Dilemma at the Centers for Disease Control by Kimberlee Wyche, Luc Joseph, and Joan Reede

Vaccines for the Developing World: The Challenge to Justify Tiered Pricing by Susan Rosegrant and Jose Gomez-Ibanez

 

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