Dr Lesley Russell is a non-resident fellow at the United States Studies Centre. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Menzies Centre for Health Policy at the University of Sydney.
She has worked as a senior policy advisor on health for the Democrats in the US House of Representatives, for the Obama Administration and for the Australian Labor Party in the Australian Parliament.
Tackling the health, economic and social crises wrought by the coronavirus pandemic is the first order of business for US president-elect Joe Biden and his transition team.
Biden this week announced his bipartisan...