22 September 2019

Abdul El-Sayed

Professor of epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
  • Other wealthy economies will suffer the secular stagnation that has afflicted Japan for years, the IMF predicts. Photo: AFP

    IMF sees long period of low economic growth

    - Apr 8, 2015 8:29am
    The International Monetary Fund is warning of a prolonged period of lower economic growth rates in most of the world’s leading economies. As a result, governments and companies will find it more difficult to reduce their debt...
  • Because measles was virtually wiped out in the past by nearly universal vaccinations, many Americans have forgotten how serious a threat it can pose. Photo: CBC

    America’s lethal fear of science

    - Feb 10, 2015 10:13am
    A rare, deadly and highly contagious disease is spreading across the United States, having infected more than 100 people since the beginning of the year, with thousands more at risk. This is not the doomsday Ebola...