Lawrence Gostin

Georgetown Law School

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Director of the O'Neill Institute for Global Health Law at Georgetown University; Professor of Global Health Law at Georgetown Law School and Director of the World Health Organization’s Center on Public Health Law

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will likely mean crowded hospitals, school closings and shuttered workplaces. It could even lead to a global recession.

Coronavirus, public health and the economy

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will likely mean crowded hospitals, school closings and shuttered workplaces. It could even lead to a global recession.

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Does the Zika virus really cause the birth defect microcephaly? From Brazil's Amazon Basin to the favelas of Sao Paulo, researchers are looking for answers.

Zika and the Politics of Public Health

Does the Zika virus really cause the birth defect microcephaly? From Brazil's Amazon Basin to the favelas of Sao Paulo, researchers are looking for answers.

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Thomas Eric Duncan, America’s first Ebola patient—who flew here from Liberia—has died in the same Dallas hospital that initially turned him away.

Dallas Ebola Patient Dies; Enhanced Screening at U.S. Airports

Thomas Eric Duncan, America’s first Ebola patient—who flew here from Liberia—has died in the same Dallas hospital that initially turned him away.

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Chancellor Angela Merkel's handling of the COVID-19 crisis is being praised around the world.

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Stay at home. Stay at home. Stay at home.

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