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April 5, 2011

Garrett: U.S. Undermining of Japanese Government "Inexcusable"

Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow for Global Health Laurie Garrett criticizes NRC chair for sowing panic when he said Japan is understating health risks.

March 4, 2004

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Award-Winning Science Journalist Laurie Garrett Named Senior Fellow for Global Health

February 9, 2004 - Council President Richard N. Haass has named Pulitzer Prize–winning science journalist Laurie Garrett as the first Senior Fellow in Global Health. Made possible by a generous start…

April 13, 2016

CRISPR: Transformative and Troubling

A new genetic technology has the potential to cure diseases and boost plant, insect, and human lives, but it also poses profound ethical questions.

October 26, 2004

Council Senior Fellow for Global Health Laurie Garrett Recognized for Her Contribution to the Fight Against AIDS

Contact: Marie X. Strauss, Communications, +1-212-434-9536, communications@cfr.org.   October 26, 2004—Council Fellow and Pulitzer Prize-winner Laurie Garrett was one of the individuals recogni…

November 30, 2007

Garrett: HIV/AIDS Still Poorly Measured

On the annual occasion of World AIDS day, CFR health expert Laurie Garrett points to problems in tracking and addressing the disease.

July 11, 2013

Staying Safe in a Biology Revolution

CFR Senior Fellow for Global Health Laurie Garrett explains the conundrum of dual-use research of concern (DURC), in which the same experiments that allow scientists to understand pandemics can also …

October 7, 2015

The Drug Tradeoffs in TPP Deal

One of the most contentious issues in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations is related to intellectual property and medicines. CFR’s Laurie Garrett reviews the intensifying debate among industry…

September 11, 2015

Is Universal Health Care an Attainable Goal?

The latest UN development initiative calls for achieving universal health coverage by 2030, a goal widely supported in the global health community but one that is possibly too ambitious, writes CFR’s…

April 3, 2017

Antibiotic-Resistant ‘Superbugs’ Are Here

New strains of antibiotic-resistant bugs have triggered an alarming rise in deaths from treatable illnesses worldwide. A global ban on growth-promoting antibiotics in livestock is a crucial starting …

April 29, 2015

Fragile Nepal’s Steep Challenges

Already struggling to meet the needs of its people before its earthquake, the weak government of Nepal faces enormous obstacles in warding off further disaster and harnessing outside aid, writes CFR’…