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.
West Africa’s medical system was brought within an inch of its life by the devastating Ebola epidemic. But Laurie Garrett describes in this article how Havana could help nurse it back to health.
Read the full text on ForeginPolicy.com. Published May 6, 2015.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is fighting a grueling battle against the Ebola epidemic in Liberia. But, as Laurie Garrett learns in an interview with the president, she's not winning plaudits at home.
Read the full text on ForeignPolicy.com. Published on December 24, 2014.