C19 Taft Lab

The World that Awaits Us: Research in the Era of COVID-19

"The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger - but recognize the opportunity. – John F. Kennedy

“It is illuminating that the Chinese symbol for ‘crisis’ includes the symbol for both ‘danger’ and ‘opportunity’. The former has been much discussed, but the latter largely ignored.” – Janice Perlman, Author of Favela: Four Decades of Living on the Edge