Should We Open or Close Borders to Trade in Medical Devices and Protective Equipment?

Today, as the world is reeling from the healthcare and economic crisis wrought by the rapidly developing COVID-19 epidemic, the United States stands at the brink of a life-and-death trade policy decision – should we limit the export of medical devices and protective equipment needed to save lives, or keep our borders open? In recent days some of my legal colleagues have done excellent practical work summarizing the restrictions some countries are introducing on export of medical devices and protective … Read More