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Cholera is Coming

Posted on by Laurie Garrett

Laurie Garrett discusses the recent outbreak of cholera in Iraq, arguing that El Nino, climate change, and political instability could cause the crisis to escalate. 

Read the full article on ForeignPolicy.com. Published November 2015. 

 

 

The Drug Tradeoffs in TPP Deal

Posted on by Laurie Garrett

Laurie Garrett writes about the effect that the Transpacific Partnership will have on the pharmaceutical industry and global access to life-saving medications. 

Read the full article on CFR.org. Published October 2015. 

Saving Our City

Posted on by Laurie Garrett

Laurie Garrett provides a comprehensive history of New York City's recent development projects and their irreversible ramifications on the city's affordability for local communities.

Read the article on Save the View Now.  Published August 2015.

The Ebola Review, Part II

Posted on by Laurie Garrett

Germany's Angela Merkel is leading the G-7 charge to seriously reform the World Health Organization. Laurie Garrett discusses whether or not her campaign will actually lead to lasting change.

Read the full text on ForeignPolicy.com. Published on June 6, 2015. 

The Ebola Review, Part I

Posted on by Laurie Garrett

The G-7 is gathering to tackle the world’s biggest problems. Laurie Garret writes about how they are starting with Ebola -- and what the World Health Organization did wrong.

Read the full text on ForeignPolicy.com. Published on June 6, 2015. 

Liberia is Stiffing Its Contact Tracers as Ebola Epidemic Continues

Posted on by Laurie Garrett

Some 600 angry Ebola workers surrounded Liberia's Ministry of Health Monday demanding back pay dating from early September. The ministry employees who track down anyone who may have come into contact with an Ebola victim -- a critical process called contact tracing -- have never received a dime.

Read the full text on ForeignPolicy.com. Published on November 11, 2014.

Ebola Was Here

Posted on by Laurie Garrett

Ebola cases are dropping so rapidly that Liberians are talking about the disease in the past tense. They shouldn't be, writes Laurie Garrett.

Read the full text on ForeignPolicy.com. Published on November 7, 2014.