Boston Globe - Exclusive Op-Ed on Ebola Outbreak by Dr. Paul Farmer

The Boston Globe


An Op-Ed on the Ebola outbreak by Dr. Paul Farmer is featured exclusively in today's Globe & at

Dr. Farmer is in New York for the UN Security Council emergency meeting on the outbreak and is available for interviews, pending his schedule.

The Op-Ed is co-authored by Joia Mukherjee of Partners in Health, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's.

  •  Responding to Ebola: “Staff, Stuff, Space, and Systems”: "As doctors with long experience in the war against epidemic disease, and just returned from its front lines in Liberia, we want to signal not only our dismay—the region is in the middle, if we’re lucky, of the largest outbreak of Ebola virus disease in recorded history—but also our optimism." READ MORE AT BOSTONGLOBE.COM/OPINION.
Dr. Farmer is the Kolokotrones University Professor at Harvard University, Special Advisor to the United Nations Secretary General on Community-Based Medicine, co-founder of Partners in Health, and an infectious disease physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital.