AfricaAllArchiveEnvironmentEuropeHealthMedicineRegionalScience and TechnologySociety and cultureUnited States

#23-20 20th Century Plagues … Controlling epidemics is a tricky business

From the WINGS archive: Laurie Garrett, speaking in San Francisco in 1995, about epidemics emerging around the world, with a focus on the Ebola epidemic and how it was controlled, plus the vectors for recurrence of other epidemics once believed to be controlled. Updated, 2020.

Host(s): Eliza Graney and Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Laurie Garrett, award-winning journalist and author of The Coming Plague: Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance, books on Ebola and AIDS, and the book “Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health.”

Credits: Talk recorded by Maria Gilardin of TUC Radio; editing and intro by Eliza Graney; update by WINGS Series Producer, Frieda Werden.