Andrew Lakoff, Stephen J. Collier and Christopher Kelty ask what the 2014 Ebola outbreak tells us about the history of pandemic preparedness and the blindspots of global health security today.
The timeline of the 2014 Ebola outbreak, compiled by Andrew Lakoff
Guillaume Lachenal traces the urgent past of the current ebola outbreak, offering some surprising lessons about borders.
Frédéric Le Marcis and Vinh-Kim Nguyen document ebola’s ecologies in photos.
Nicholas B. King looks back at the dialectics of confidence and paranoia in the Ebola outbreaks of 1995 and 2014
Andrew Lakoff revisits the received wisdom that the WHO was slow to respond. Slow to respond to what exactly?
Where there is no kit and no infrastructure, there is vulnerability. Peter Redfield explores the role of medical humanitarian response in the Ebola crisis.
Joanna Radin explores the role of the “hot zone” in immobilizing people, blood and information
What does experimentation look like in the time of emergency? Ann H. Kelly explores the design of clinical trials amidst the ebola crisis.
Lyle Fearnley explores how global preparedness for emerging diseases left some places unprepared.
Global health is like the viruses it claims to be combatting; Theresa MacPhail explains how.
Alex Nading explains how brincidofovir’s path to the front lines of the Ebola crisis underscores the contingent, speculative, “chimeric” nature of contemporary global health.