A commentary published on June 15, 2020 by Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine underscored the danger of the US decision to depart from the World Health Organization.

The authors included: Dr. Keith Martin (Executive Director, Consortium of Universities for Global Health); Dr. Patricia Davidson (Dean, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Co-Secretary General World Health Organization Collaborating Centers for Nursing and Midwifery); and Dr. Michele Barry (Chair of the Board of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health, Director Center for Innovation I Global Health, Stanford University).