Laurie Garrett writes that global health should not be a matter of endless charity, political whim, profiteering or philanthropic trendiness. Health is a right.
Read the full article in Columbia SIPA's Journal of International Affairs. Published March 2017.
A surge in deaths in China from a virulent form of influenza has set off a scramble among health officials to find infected bird stocks, while experts have yet to produce a viable vaccine, writes CFR’s Laurie Garrett.
Read the full Expert Brief on CFR.org. Published February 2017.
Reports on the response to Ebola broadly agree on what needs to be done to deal with disease outbreaks. But Laurie Garrett and colleagues find that the world is not yet prepared for future outbreaks.
Read the full article in the BMJ. Published January 2016.
Foreign Policy asked its columnists, including Laurie Garrett, to pose the question they’d want to put to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump — and why it’s so important that America’s next president have the answer.
Read the full list on Foreign Policy. Published October 2016.
Laurie Garrett writes a glowing review of Dr. Ali Khan's newest book, The Next Pandemic, in which he recalls his vast experiences in the field during some of the worst epidemics in recent history.
Read the full review on Foreign Policy. Published June 2016.
Laurie Garrett writes that the organization responsible for international public health is increasing its budget by millions of dollars — but its plan for coming up with the cash to help battle epidemics like Zika isn’t grounded in reality.
Read the full article on ForeignPolicy.com. Published May 2016.
Laurie Garrett provides an in-depth analysis of the upcoming election of the next director-general of the World Health Organization and its detrimental impact on the future of global health leadership.
Read the full article on Humanosphere. Published May 2016.
Laurie Garrett argues that quarantining individuals in the United States infected with Zika would be a repeat of failed public health policies during the 2014 Ebola epidemic, further endangering the health of the American people.
Read the full article on ForeignPolicy.com. Published February 2016.
Laurie Garrett writes in Foreign Policy that Zika, a disease never before seen in the Americas, may be taking hold permanently, endangering thousands of babies a year. The hunt for a vaccine better start now.
Read the whole article here. January 2016.