Laurie Garrett is a journalist and author with the Anthropos Initiative in New York, New York.
Battling An Ebola Outbreak In A War Zone
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, distrust of the government and healthcare workers are hampering efforts to contain the current outbreak.
Forecasting The Future Of Pandemics—In 1994
In 1994, Laurie Garrett and Stephen Ostroff came on Science Friday to contemplate some troubling trends in public health. Twenty-two years later, they’re back for a check-up.
The Race to Contain, Rather Than Cure, Ebola
With production of experimental treatments slow-going, rapid diagnostic testing could be the best bet for containing the ongoing Ebola outbreak.
Can an Experimental Therapy Be Used to Treat Ebola?
A look at the experimental therapy used to treat two Americans who were infected with Ebola.
Biosecurity for the Age of Redesigned Life
Bioethicists—and the FBI—are rethinking biosecurity for the synthetic biology revolution.