Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health

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Hyperion, Aug 16, 2000 - Current Events - 754 pages
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Garrett takes us to India, where she meticulously examines the course of the countrys pneumonic plague; to Zaire, where the Ebola virus is still largely unchecked; and to Russia, where bad policy and a collapsing society have made for staggering setbacks in all areas of health. Garrett also exposes the ungoverned world of biological terrorism.

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Well-researched with a strong narrative structure. The scope is somewhat limited to five subjects, each given it's own lengthy chapter. Read full review

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User Review  - Sara - Goodreads

This took me a loooong time to read because it's very information dense and it's quite long. While it's not as fantastic as _The Coming Plague_, it's informative and offers a look at the importance of ... Read full review

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By Dr Steven Wolinsky Northwestern University School of Medicine
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Garrett is a Pulitzer Prize-winnng reporter who has been a health and science writer for Newsday since 1988, and a frequent contributor to such publications as The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, and Foreign Affairs. Previously, she was science correspondent for NPR.

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