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Laura Kahn

Laura H. Kahn

Articles by Laura H. Kahn

11 June 2015
Americas

The next epidemic, brought to you by the US government

Laura H. Kahn

Why is the Department of Homeland Security moving dangerous animal disease research to America’s agricultural heartland?

15 April 2015
Americas

If we can’t stop measles, how will we stop a pandemic?

Laura H. Kahn

Weak leadership and public mistrust have let an easily preventable disease return. The same failures could lead to much worse.

15 January 2015
Africa

What Africa really needs to fight Ebola and other emerging diseases: anti-corruption efforts

Laura H. Kahn

What Africa really needs to address its pandemic disease problems is reduced corruption, so money sent to lay the foundations of public health actually is used as intended

13 October 2014
AfricaAmericas

Who’s in charge during the Ebola crisis?

Laura H. Kahn

What's gone wrong and what's going right in dealing with Ebola, in Africa and America

13 July 2014
Africa

How to prevent the next Ebola outbreak

Laura H. Kahn

Deforestation, bushmeat consumption, and burial practices contribute to the emergence and spread of Ebola outbreaks

13 May 2014
AmericasMiddle East

How to fight MERS and other zoonotic diseases

Laura H. Kahn

Treating animals and humans as part of a single system is the best way to reduce disease transmission between the two. 

26 February 2014
Americas

Stopping a new mosquito-borne viral threat

Laura H. Kahn

To beat back chikungunya, dengue, and yellow fever, human behavior has to change.

22 December 2013

Protecting the environment in the Anthropocene

Laura H. Kahn

What does safeguarding the natural world mean when we’re altering it every day?

11 October 2013
Americas

Does the shutdown increase America’s vulnerability to bio-terrorism?

Laura H. Kahn

The budget fight and suspension of government services threaten the nation’s ability to respond to disease outbreaks.

10 July 2013
Americas

Zombie lessons

Laura H. Kahn

Watching the spread of a deadly pandemic like the one in World War Z can promote better public and animal health.

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