Laurie Garrett outlines inconsistencies in the Chinese government's reports about the ongoing H7N9 outbreak.
Yanzhong Huang responds to a China File conversation on the recent bird flu outbreak in China.
Laurie Garrett explores the possibility of a new pandemic in China.
Council on Foreign Relations President Richard N. Haass writes that John Kerry has only one chance to make a first impression on his first trip abroad as secretary of state, and what is said and not said on this visit will have repercussions for years to come.
Ahead of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Discovery Channel's "Shark Week," Micah Zenko counts down ten things that kill more people than sharks.
Laurie Garrett and Steven A. Cook discuss the threats of Avian flu and foot and mouth disease in Egypt.
The Council of Europe's Convention on the Counterfeiting of Medical Products and Similar Crimes Involving Threats to Public Health was adopted on October 28, 2011.
Peter Orszag argues that Greece should raise tobacco taxes to provide much-needed revenue and reduce its sky-high smoking rate.
Laurie Garrett discusses the tenth anniversary of the post-9/11 anthrax attacks and argues, ""If 9/11 marked the single most powerful moment of American unity since Pearl Harbor, the anthrax mailings ushered the opposite..."
Laurie Garrett discusses the FRONTLINE documentary, "The Anthrax Letters."
Yanzhong Huang says countries need to work together to deal with food safety challenges in the era of globalization.
Yanzhong Huang examines the different strategies with which the United States and China responded to the 2009 H1N1 pandemic.
Peter Navario and Scott Rosenstein discuss how enhancement of global vaccine access to low and middle-income countries is in the interests of the United States.
Stephen E. Flynn and Irwin Redlener argue that the United States would fail a pandemic preparedness stress test.
Swine flu has already shaken markets. While the scope of the current outbreak remains unknown, experts say a severe pandemic could drive productivity losses, dampen trade, and lower product demand at a time of preexisting economic frailty.
A Council on Foreign Relations media conference call about the current state of the swine flu outbreak.
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The author analyzes the potentially serious consequences, both at home and abroad, of a lightly overseen drone program and makes recommendations for improving its governance.
A groundbreaking analysis of what the changes in American energy mean for the economy, national security, and the environment. More
A roadmap for the United States' greatest overlooked foreign policy challenge of our time--relations with its southern neighbor. More
Two experts argue that despite myriad development strategies, only one can succeed in alleviating poverty in India: the overall growth of the country's economy. More