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.
Laurie Garrett explains the origins of the Zika Virus that is spreading throughout South America and its potential to impact the entire Western Hemisphere.
Read the full article on The World Post. Published January 2016.
Laurie Garrett reacts to Star Wars: The Force Awakens with an analysis of how Stormtroopers may depict American military hegemony to overseas moviegoers.
Read the full article on CNN.com. Published December 2015.
Laurie Garrett writes that even though the Ebola crisis has passed, the global public health community needs to use this moment as an opportunity to enact substantial reforms.
Read the full article on ForeignPolicy.com. Published October 2015.
Laurie Garrett's feature article for Foreign Affairs analyzes the 2014 Ebola crisis in West Africa and its implications for the global health landscape.
Read the full text on ForeignAffairs.com. Published on August 18, 2015.