Joe Penney was chief photographer for Reuters in West Africa from 2012 to 2016. He is also the co-founder of Sahelien.com, a website covering the Sahel region.
The Coronavirus CrisisRacism, Rather Than Facts, Drove U.S. Coronavirus Travel Bans
Experts say ingrained racism informed media and policymakers’ favorable views toward European countries, clouding their judgment on public health.
The Coronavirus CrisisU.S. Got More Confirmed “Index Cases” of Coronavirus From Europe Than From China
President Donald Trump failed to impose restrictions on travelers from Europe until mid-March, allowing a flood of Covid-19 cases into the U.S.
The Coronavirus CrisisCoronavirus Started in China, but Europe Became the Hub for Its Global Spread
Travel from Europe accounts for Covid-19 index cases in at least 93 countries, with African nations being the most affected.
As the U.S. Blames China for the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Rest of the World Asks China for Help
China’s private and public sectors are filling gaps in medical equipment where other states are failing.