Laurie Garrett offers a detailed account of how the H7N9 virus emerged and describes the two possible paths it may now follow, by pulling from her own experiences in the SARS epidemic ten years ago and reflecting on parallels between the two.
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.
In his new book, author David Quammen tracks the most deadly pandemics across the world.
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 discusses the issue of how to save millions of people from toxic, substandard, contaminated, mislabeled, and dangerous drugs, medicines, and vaccines.
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.
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Laurie Garrett discusses the mistakes and misjudgments made by government officials in response to the anthrax attacks of 2001 and provides recommendations for what should be done now.
Laurie Garrett says making a superbug that can infect thousands of people is easier than ever and examines if there is anything governments can do to prevent terrorists from learning how to make a devastating bioweapon.
Laurie Garrett discusses the public policy implications of bird flu and bioterrorism.
Laurie Garrett says man-made killer bird flu is now a reality and asks if governments can--and should--try to stop it.
This interactive map visually plots global outbreaks of measles, mumps, whooping cough, polio, rubella, and other diseases that are easily preventable by inexpensive and effective vaccines. The Global Health Program at the Council on Foreign Relations has been tracking news reports on these outbreaks since the fall of 2008. This project aims to promote awareness of a global health problem that is easily preventable.
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."
Laurie Garrett discusses the tenth anniversary of the post-9/11 anthrax mailings.
Laurie Garrett says the movie Contagion serves as a warning that a globally coordinated and equitable response to any pandemic is needed.
Knopf argues that the only remaining path for South Sudan is for an international transitional administration to run the country for a finite period.
The U.S. relationship with Israel is in trouble. Blackwill and Gordon offer six core policy proposals to repair, redefine, and invigorate the partnership.
To ensure the success of Myanmar's historic democratic transition, the United States should revise its outdated and counterproductive sanctions policy.
Alden provides an enlightening history of the last four decades of U.S. trade policies and a blueprint for how to keep the United States competitive in a globalized economy. More
In this award-winning biography of Alan Greenspan, Mallaby explores Greenspan's life and legacy and tells the story of the making of modern finance. More
In this incisive and deeply informed introduction to postapartheid South Africa, Campbell argues that the country’s future is bright. More
Learn more about CFR’s mission and its work over the past year in the 2016 Annual Report. The Annual Report spotlights new initiatives, high-profile events, and authoritative scholarship from CFR experts, and includes a message from CFR President Richard N. Haass.
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