Lawrence Gostin

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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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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.

from To the Point

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.

from To the Point

Lagos, Nigeria, is a city of 21 million people — and the first large urban center hit by an outbreak of the Ebola virus.

Ebola Virus Spreads to Lagos, Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria, is a city of 21 million people — and the first large urban center hit by an outbreak of the Ebola virus.

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It’s invisible in some places, but dirty air kills millions of people all over the world. That’s even true in America, despite the Clean Air Act and California’s Air Resources Board.

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Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Will President Trump’s new strategy serve his goals?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Get ready for more debate about health insurance as Trump runs for re-election. Democratic hopefuls are debating reforms while Republicans accuse them of “socialized medicine.”

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Joe Biden is in.

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Partisanship is more powerful than science, even for conservative environmentalists. They don’t buy warnings about an existential crisis.

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Presidential candidate and US Senator Kamala Harris stopped in Los Angeles on Sunday to speak at Southwest College in South LA.

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And we’re still waiting for the Mueller report.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

A special live Left, Right & Center from the Milken Institute Global Conference.

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