How cities around the world are handling COVID-19 - and why we need to measure their preparedness 

An empty Plaza de Catalunya in Barcelona during a partial lockdown of the city as part of a 15-day state of emergency to combat coronavirus Image: REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Robert Muggah

Co-founder, SecDev Group and Co-founder, Igarapé Institute

Rebecca Katz

Director, Center for Global Health Science and Security, Georgetown University


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The share of the population that is urbanized across the world Image: Our World in Data
The ReadyScore is a measurement of a country's ability to find, stop and prevent health threats. Green indicates a country is better prepared, yellow means there is work to do, red indicates Image: Prevent Epidemics

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