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COVID-19 Response

The COVID-19 pandemic has magnified systemic failures across health care locally and globally—from depleted public health infrastructures, fragmented delivery systems, and unacceptable outcome disparities. Ariadne Labs has been focused on developing evidence-based solutions to support clinicians, patients, the general public, and public health decision-makers. Our COVID-19 response builds on our core strengths—the ability to quickly convene, converge, and gather best ideas and practices; design and test guidelines and tools; and then strategically disseminate them as widely as possible through the many channels available to us.

Focus Areas

Vaccine Delivery

Supporting systems to deliver vaccines with speed, scale, and equity as supply and demand shift over time.


Community Mitigation

Focusing on communicating simple, easy to use information for the general public to mitigate the exposure and spread of COVID-19.

Global Response

A global response can aid in ensuring equitable, efficient COVID-19 responses.


Innovating around the impacts of COVID-19 on obstetric services from prenatal, labor and delivery, and postnatal care.


Outpatient Care

Resources for patients and providers to offer guidance and best practices to ensure safe, effective outpatient care.

COVID: Safe Surgery / Safe Systems

Resources to help health systems and providers navigate the impact of COVID-19 to ensure the safety of patients and the health care workforce.

Seniors & Vulnerable People

Tools and resources for adults over the age of 65 and those with pre-existing health risks who at higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19.



WP Live Explaining America: Declining life expectancy in the U.S.

Dr. Asaf Bitton and Dean Michelle Williams join “Explaining America” to discuss the current state of health care in the United States and strategies for improving care.

Apr 11 2023
New York Times: The Aftermath of a Pandemic Requires as Much Focus as the Start

Dr. Atul Gawande pens an essay published in the New York Times on the aftermath of the pandemic and the need to reorient our health systems toward primary care.

Mar 17 2023
HSPH: Building a Stronger CDC

Dr. Asaf Bitton answers three questions on the CSIS Commission on Strengthening America’s Health Security recently published report “Building the CDC the Country Needs.”

Mar 3 2023