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.
Peter Orszag explains how summer inactivity can leave lasting negative impacts on a child's academic performance and physical health.
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.
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 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.
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.
The World Health Organization has gained prominence for its success in battling diseases such as polio and malaria, but is challenged by an unwieldy mission and strained resources in a landscape of competing organizations.
Laurie Garrett says the movie Contagion serves as a warning that a globally coordinated and equitable response to any pandemic is needed.
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