President-elect Joe Biden’s Plan to Combat COVID-19 and Prepare for Future Global Threats lays out robust and actionable steps that will help the United States end the pandemic, according to Perry N. Halkitis, dean of the Rutgers School of Public Health. The plan recognizes the importance of behavioral management such as consistent mask wearing and physical distancing. It prioritizes science and public health through a task force of qualified experts experienced in working with diverse communities, many of which have been disproportionality impacted by the pandemic. It also addresses the pandemic’s economic impact on workers, families and small businesses. To read the full story.