Laurie Garrett

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Name: Laurie Garrett
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Pundits panicking about Ebola hurt cause they mean to help

Laurie Garrett, former journalist and current fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, has raised alarm about the Ebola outbreak. Garrett is pictured here presenting on global health policy at Pop!Tech in 2008. (Kris Krüg via Flickr)Two weeks ago, ... [Published Washington Post - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola outbreak grows more dire

08/31/2014 With each week the news about the Ebola crisis seems to grow more dire, with the virus now having surfaced in a fifth country—Senegal. Joel Montgomery, from the CDC Ebola Response Team in Liberia and Laurie Garrett, Senior Fellow for Global ... [Published MSNBC - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

AHF Lauds Lancet on Editorial Calling W.H.O. Response to Ebola a ‘Failure’

Editorial also rightly recognizes (MSF) efforts battling the outbreak of Ebola in Africa while noting that the “…international community must show the collective responsibility and global solidarity absent at the start of this outbreak to bring it to ... [Published EON: Enhanced Online News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Garrett: Cordon sanitaire worked against Ebola in Congo in 1995

Via New Republic, Laurie Garrett writes: Ebola Cordon Sanitaire: When It Worked in Congo in 1995. Excerpt from a fascinating article:Three impoverished, tiny West African nations are in a collective state of siege, their people surrounded by a microbial ... [Published H5N1 - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Funding, Coordination May Affect Fight Against Ebola

This month, the World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a global public health emergency.Health officials say with Ebola’s emergency designation, there will be a push to develop drugs to thwart the virus and to strengthen ... [Published VOA News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Fighting Ebola With … Shoes?

by Stephen T. Fomba, who grew up poor in Sierra Leone, suggests it:I didn’t mind growing up this way, for I didn’t mind work and did not know what I did not have. But I hated having to make these walks barefoot because we could not afford shoes. The injuries ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 2 reports

You Are Not Nearly Scared Enough About Ebola

“Experimental drugs and airport screenings will do nothing to stop this plague. If Ebola hits Lagos, we’re in real trouble,” says Laurie Garrett at  Foreign Policy :Attention, World: You just don’t get it.You think there are magic bullets in some rich ... [Published Disinformation - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Ebola Survivors Face Stigma, Lasting Side Effects

MOSCOW, August 15 (RIA Novosti) - Over 40 percent of those infected with Ebola in West Africa have survived so far, but their return to normal life is a physical and mental battle, Bloomberg reported Friday.“Many of our neighbors won’t come to our house ... [Published Russia Profile - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Garrett: You are not nearly scared enough about Ebola

Via ForeignPolicy.com, Laurie Garrett writes: You Are Not Nearly Scared Enough about Ebola. Excerpt:Last week, my brilliant Council on Foreign Relations colleague John Campbell, former U.S. ambassador to Nigeria, warned that spread of the virus inside ... [Published H5N1 - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 2 reports

Managing Ebola Will Take Powerful Communication

Whether the world’s scariest outbreak of Ebola can be managed may come down to communications. Can governments, NGOs, and doctors communicate with very different audiences – with accuracy, agility, and ingenuity? Can they be convincing?After years of ... [Published Harvard Business Review - Aug 08 2014]
Entities: Ebola, HIV/AIDS, Virus
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 3 reports

Medical experts in Geneva call for harmonised global response to Ebola

Medical experts meeting in Geneva, Wednesday, have called for a coordinated international plan to fight the growing outbreak of Ebola currently ravaging parts of West Africa.This follows Onyebuchi Ch ukwu, minister of health’s disclosure in Abuja yesterday ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 5 reports

Council: Ebola outbreak is 'out of control'

Washington — The deadly Ebola epidemic engulfing three West African countries is “out of control,” health experts at the Council on Foreign Relations said Tuesday.The virus, which has killed nearly 900 people since March, hasn’t “ever been in control” ... [Published Detroit News - Aug 06 2014]

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Garrett said, "a huge unknown for us right now is how boko haram sees itself in the context of, you know, sort of global mobilized health campaigns and whether -- if there were ebola in northern nigeria, boko haram would be as obstructive as many are now being on the ground in sierra leone and liberia."

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Pundits panicking about Ebola hurt cause they m... [Published Washington Post - 17 hours ago]
Ebola outbreak grows more dire [Published MSNBC - Aug 31 2014]
AHF Lauds Lancet on Editorial Calling W.H.O. Re... [Published EON: Enhanced Online News - Aug 26 2014]
AHF Lauds Lancet on Editorial Calling W.H.O. Re... [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Aug 26 2014]
Garrett: Cordon sanitaire worked against Ebola ... [Published H5N1 - Aug 22 2014]
The next pandemic will be nothing like Ebola [Published Aeon Magazine - Aug 22 2014]
When the stigma is more than the fever [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 22 2014]
Funding, Coordination May Affect Fight Against ... [Published VOA News - Aug 21 2014]
Why Do So Many Doctors Getting Ebola? [Published Business Insider - Aug 21 2014]
Ebola outbreak: We need information, not panic [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Aug 19 2014]
Ebola: No sign of the virus slowing down [Published Daily Maverick - Aug 19 2014]
Heartless but Effective: I've Seen 'Cordon Sani... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Aug 18 2014]
Fighting Ebola With … Shoes? [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 18 2014]
Fighting Ebola With … Shoes? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 18 2014]
Spread Of Ebola Traced To A 2-Year-Old [Published Seattle Medium - Aug 18 2014]
Editorial: Ebola still needs amped-up effort [Published Denver Post - Aug 18 2014]
Fighting Ebola the Medieval Way [Published Bloomberg View - Aug 17 2014]
You Are Not Nearly Scared Enough About Ebola [Published Disinformation - Aug 17 2014]
You Are Not Nearly Scared Enough About Ebola [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 16 2014]
Ebola Outbreak 'Vastly Underestimated': Health ... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 15 2014]
As WHO Warns Ebola Death Toll Is Underestimated... [Published Democracy Now! - Aug 15 2014]
You Are Not Nearly Scared Enough about Ebola [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Aug 15 2014]
Ebola Survivors Face Stigma, Lasting Side Effects [Published Russia Profile - Aug 15 2014]
Garrett: You are not nearly scared enough about... [Published H5N1 - Aug 15 2014]
Sierra Leone Using Medieval Quarantine Tactic t... [Published Breitbart.com - Aug 15 2014]
Sierra Leone Using Medieval Quarantine Tactic t... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 14 2014]
Ebola Stigma Adds Burden as Survivors Face Long... [Published Bloomberg - Aug 14 2014]
Heartless but Effective: I've Seen 'Cordon Sani... [Published The New Republic Online - Aug 14 2014]
For a Boston Medical Center specialist, a trip ... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 13 2014]
SPREAD OF EBOLA LINKED TO TWO-YEAR OLD [Published BlackStar News - Aug 12 2014]
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Garrett: Cordon sanitaire worked against Ebola ... [Published H5N1 - Aug 22 2014]
Via New Republic, Laurie Garrett writes: Ebola Cordon Sanitaire: When It Worked in Congo in 1995. Excerpt from a fascinating article:Three impoverished, tiny West African nations are in a collective state of siege, their people surrounded by a microbial ...
Fighting Ebola With … Shoes? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 18 2014]
by Dish Staff Stephen T. Fomba, who grew up poor in Sierra Leone, suggests it: I didn’t mind growing up this way, for I didn’t mind work and did not know what I did not have. But I hated having to make these walks barefoot because we could not afford ...
You Are Not Nearly Scared Enough About Ebola [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 16 2014]
Laurie Garrett in Foreign Policy (Sean Gallup/Getty Images for Siemens): Last week, my brilliant Council on Foreign Relations colleague John Campbell, former U.S. ambassador to Nigeria,  warned  that spread of the virus inside Lagos -- which has ...
Garrett: You are not nearly scared enough about... [Published H5N1 - Aug 15 2014]
Via ForeignPolicy.com, Laurie Garrett writes: You Are Not Nearly Scared Enough about Ebola. Excerpt:Last week, my brilliant Council on Foreign Relations colleague John Campbell, former U.S. ambassador to Nigeria, warned that spread of the virus inside ...
Sierra Leone Using Medieval Quarantine Tactic t... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 14 2014]
With the World Health Organization announcing that the number of Ebola cases globally has neared the 2,000 mark AND the death toll nearing half of that, the government of Sierra Leone is implementing a centuries-old tactic to keep villages contaminated ...
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