The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance Topics for Discussion

Laurie Garrett
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Do you think Garrett is right in her assumptions that the world is headed for a global epidemic? Why or why not? If so, what are the factors that are increasing the possibility for this epidemic? If not, what prevention strategies are in place to keep it from happening?

Describe the dual scenarios of smallpox and malaria eradication. What did the world do to try to eradicate smallpox? Was it successful? What did the world do to try to eradicate malaria? Was this successful? Why or why not? Be sure to explain in detail each situation, and why it did or did not work. How could any failures have been avoided, and why do you think those failures were allowed to happen?

Explain the social issues that lead to the spread of disease in urban areas. Be sure to discuss such issues as housing...

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