Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health

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Hyperion, Aug 16, 2000 - Current Events - 754 pages
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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The book covers many contries, developed and undeveloped and documents the total breakdown in public health infrastructures and power in these countries. Anyone who watched congressional hearings ... Read full review

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Sequal to the Coming Plague discusses how global public helath is failing the citizens of the planet. Read full review


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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