The Great Debate UK

from The Great Debate:

With Zika, ethical and medical questions — and few answers

February 2, 2016

A pregnant woman waits to be attended to at the Women's National Hospital in San Salvador, El Salvador January 29, 2016. El Salvador on January 21 urged women in the Central American nation to avoid getting pregnant until 2018 to avoid their children developing birth defects from the mosquito-borne Zika virus which has rampaged through the Americas. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas - RTX24MYV

A pregnant woman waits to be attended to at the Women's National Hospital in San Salvador, El Salvador January 29, 2016. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

from The Great Debate (India):

Is India ready to tackle swine flu?

August 11, 2009

INDIA-FLUWith the number of swine flu fatalities in India touching double figures on Tuesday, panic is slowly setting in.

Predicting the economic effects of swine flu

July 17, 2009

dm1– Marie Diron is senior economist at Oxford Economics. The opinions expressed are her own –

Not what the economy’s doctor ordered

April 28, 2009

James Saft Great Debate — James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own —

Besides being a human tragedy, a deadly pandemic is, quite literally, the last thing a global economy suffering a huge drop off in trade and activity needs.