The turn of the 21st century has brought a number of public health threats from emerging infectious diseases, such as SARS, MERS, Influenza H1N1, Ebola, and Zika. Each has presented unique and complex challenges for preparedness and response. Yet, federal and state public health agencies have managed to mitigate theContinue Reading

Yet Trump insisted that the risk remains “very, very low” for most people, focusing almost exclusively on efforts to keep out foreign travelers — a measure the World Health Organization has long warned could ultimately do far more economic and social damage than good. “The biggest risk we face rightContinue Reading