Laurie Garrett

Type: Person
Name: Laurie Garrett
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Saudi Arabia: KSA MOH talks with WHO about MERS

Thanks to Laurie Garrett for tweeting the link to this report from the Saudi Press Agency about a teleconference between MOH officials and WHO. Excerpt from a Google translation:The meeting discussed the distribution of cases, along with an invitation ... [Published H5N1 - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Unprecedented Ebola outbreak crosses borders in Africa

PBS NEWSHOUR Unprecedented Ebola outbreak crosses borders in West Africa Aired: 04/08/2014 06:16 Rating: NRMore than 100 people have died so far in the worst outbreak of the Ebola virus in years, which began in Guinea before spreading to Liberia. Now ... [Published PBS Socal - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Unprecedented Ebola outbreak crosses borders in West Africa

JUDY WOODRUFF: Several countries in West Africa are now coping with the worst outbreak of the Ebola virus in years. The World Health Organization describes it as one of the most challenging episodes of the disease it’s ever faced. More than 100 people ... [Published PBS - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

The Shots Heard Around the World

loading...Author: Laurie Garrett, Senior Fellow for Global HealthApril 4, 2014Foreign PolicyNew shots are jeopardizing humanity's battle to eradicate polio, and they don't include syringes or vaccines. Rather, they're the gunshots of Islamic terroris ... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola outbreak presents some scary realities

Ebola outbreaks have had death tolls in the hundreds. But more typically, outbreaks take place in remote rural areas and are short-lived once health workers can isolate them.Thats in part why the current outbreak in Guinea, which has already killed at ... [Published Journal-Gazette - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

The Shots Heard Around the World - By Laurie Garrett

Fromglobal-health success story to nightmare: How a worldwideeffort to eradicate polio went from Jonas Salk to Islamic terrorist. ... [Published Foreign Policy - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

US team helps track path of Ebola virus

GENEVA — A team of US scientists will help to track the path of the Ebola outbreak that has killed at least 87 people in Africa.There have been 134 cases of the incurable virus — which is fatal in about 90% of cases — in Guinea and Liberia, the World ... [Published BDlive - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola Hunt Draws U.S. Team Searching for Disease Carriers

An outbreak of Ebola that has killedat least 87 people in Africa is drawing aid from U.S. diseasefighters who will help track the deadly path of a virus with nocure that is fatal in about 90 percent of its cases.There have been 134 cases in Guinea and ... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Ebola Is Back, Ctd

[embedded content]In an analysis of nearly 40 years of “lessons learned” since the first Ebola outbreak, Laurie Garrett stresses the importance of avoiding infected animals:[T]he index case – the initial person contaminated with the Ebola virus – is usually ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Apr 01 2014]
Entities: Ebola, Virus, Fruit
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 2 reports

Don’t Kiss the Cadaver

loading...Author: Laurie Garrett, Senior Fellow for Global HealthMarch 30, 2014ForeignPolicy.comDespite millions of dollars in research on vaccines and treatments, the deadly and frightening Ebola virus is best tackled today the same way it was during ... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Ebola Virus: UN Warns the Deadly Virus May Spread

[ Life ]The United Nations said Monday the Ebola outbreak in Guinea could spread from Guinea to Sierra Leone and Liberia.At least 80 cases and 59 deaths have been recorded across the West African country, the largest outbreak of “hemorrhagic fever” in ... [Published WebProNews - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Information poses bigger bioterrorism threat than microbes

It is the spread of information rather than microbes that poses the biggest bioterrorism threat today, concluded a panel of experts at Chatham House today.Biosafety is no longer simply about controlling substances and microbes, but information, says Laurie ... [Published Wired.co.uk - Mar 21 2014]

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...in war-ravaged areas with very poor infrastructures," said Laurie Garrett, a senior fellow for global health with the Council on Foreign Relations. "well as soon as word goes out of quarantine, you have people start trying to escape and get away from the clutches of authorities."
...US is more than enough time to incubate the virus and be symptomatic," Council on Foreign Relations senior fellow Laurie Garrett said in New York. "even if you could get on an airplane, you’d be carried out on a gurney."
"My concern is less about bioterrorism per say," says Garrett, "but stupidity, mistakes, overzealous research." Huge revolutions in biomedicine have helped to cause the shift, including, Garrett points out, the plummeting costs of human genomegenome sequencing...

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Saudi Arabia: KSA MOH talks with WHO about MERS [Published H5N1 - Apr 17 2014]
Unprecedented Ebola outbreak crosses borders in... [Published PBS Socal - Apr 09 2014]
Unprecedented Ebola outbreak crosses borders in... [Published PBS - Apr 09 2014]
The Shots Heard Around the World [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Apr 08 2014]
Ebola outbreak presents some scary realities [Published Journal-Gazette - Apr 07 2014]
Ebola breaks out on a scale never seen before [Published CBS News - Apr 06 2014]
The Shots Heard Around the World - By Laurie Ga... [Published Foreign Policy - Apr 04 2014]
Why West Africa's Ebola outbreak is so scary [Published The Nation - Thailand - Apr 03 2014]
US team helps track path of Ebola virus [Published BDlive - Apr 03 2014]
Column | Why West Africa’s Ebola outbreak is so... [Published Centre Daily Times - Apr 03 2014]
Ebola Hunt Draws U.S. Team Searching for Diseas... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 02 2014]
The World Is Much Safer Than 20th-Century Histo... [Published The New Republic Online - Apr 02 2014]
Ebola Is Back, Ctd [Published Atlantic Monthly - Apr 01 2014]
Ebola Is Back, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 01 2014]
The unmaking of the first lady [Published BBC - Mar 31 2014]
Don’t Kiss the Cadaver [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Mar 31 2014]
Don't Kiss the Cadaver - By Laurie Garrett [Published Foreign Policy - Mar 31 2014]
Ebola Virus: UN Warns the Deadly Virus May Spread [Published WebProNews - Mar 24 2014]
Ebola Virus: UN Warns the Deadly Virus May Spread [Published WebProNews Feed - Mar 24 2014]
Information poses bigger bioterrorism threat th... [Published Wired.co.uk - Mar 21 2014]
More on the hemorrhagic fever outbreak in Guinea [Published H5N1 - Mar 19 2014]
Problems Persist at Fukushima [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Feb 26 2014]
How well is China communicating about H7N9? [Published H5N1 - Feb 25 2014]
Laurie Garrett: H7N9 timeline [Published H5N1 - Feb 24 2014]
Problems Persist at Fukushima - By Laurie Garrett [Published Foreign Policy - Feb 19 2014]
People and organizations to follow in 2014 [Published H5N1 - Jan 01 2014]
Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread [Published Crooks and Liars - Nov 17 2013]
A Revolution In Biology [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Oct 28 2013]
Garrett on synthetic genomics [Published H5N1 - Oct 23 2013]
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Saudi Arabia: KSA MOH talks with WHO about MERS [Published H5N1 - Apr 17 2014]
Thanks to Laurie Garrett for tweeting the link to this report from the Saudi Press Agency about a teleconference between MOH officials and WHO. Excerpt from a Google translation:The meeting discussed the distribution of cases, along with an invitation ...
The Shots Heard Around the World - By Laurie Ga... [Published Foreign Policy - Apr 04 2014]
Fromglobal-health success story to nightmare: How a worldwideeffort to eradicate polio went from Jonas Salk to Islamic terrorist. ...
Ebola Is Back, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 01 2014]
In an analysis of nearly 40 years of “lessons learned” since the first Ebola outbreak, Laurie Garrett stresses the importance of avoiding infected animals: [T]he index case – the initial person contaminated with the Ebola virus – is usually a hunter ...
Don't Kiss the Cadaver - By Laurie Garrett [Published Foreign Policy - Mar 31 2014]
Since 1976, Africahas reported over 2,000 cases of Ebola. Lessons were learned -- it's now up toGuinea to remember them. ...
More on the hemorrhagic fever outbreak in Guinea [Published H5N1 - Mar 19 2014]
Thanks to Laurie Garrett for retweeting Isobel Coleman's link to this New York Times report: Mystery Hemorrhagic Fever Kills 23 in Guinea. Excerpt:An outbreak of hemorrhagic fever has killed at least 23 people in Guinea's southeastern forest region since ...
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