Ebola disease will never become epidemic in the U.S. But the prospects of larger and more frequent outbreaks seem highly likely and call for clear direction from state and federal governments on quarantine regulation.
As a general rule, the GOP candidates have been less clear on what they would favor to replace the ACA. There are, however, a couple of notable exceptions with credible alternatives.
John Kasich, the Republican governor of Ohio who may be mulling a presidential bid, stepped in it this week.
People need not be concerned with health workers because they are low risk and are more likely to report symptoms earlier. We are concerned with the wrong people.
While more countries continue to close borders to Ebola-affected countries, more pressure is put on the Obama Administration in enacting travel ban in the United States. Health care officials claim that shutting US borders will exacerbate the problem in West Africa which in a long-term perspective will have a global impact.
The CDC should institute more robust protocol for following up with those who’ve had exposure to the Ebola virus.
Thomas P. Stossel, MD has joined AEI as a visiting scholar for health care policy. His work will focus on health policy and medical innovation.
While it is still unconfirmed whether the doctor in New York does in fact have Ebola, this newest scare has implications for the way in which we address Ebola in modern urban cities.
Women’s reactions to last week’s announcement that Facebook and Apple would cover up to $20,000 of the cost of egg-freezing were largely suspicious. But what do women of Silicon Valley–the ones directly affected–think?