Thank You, Mr. Thomas Eric Duncan

Grossman L. Thank you, Mr. Thomas Eric Duncan. Harvard Public Health Review. Fall 2018;14. I write to extend my gratitude to Mr. Thomas E. Duncan for having personally transported the Ebola virus to the United States. In his home country of Liberia, the medical and public health infrastructure in 2014 was not equipped to contain […]

Flight Bans and the Ebola Crisis: Policy Recommendations for Future Global Health Epidemics

Ferrell C, Agarwal P. Flight bans and the Ebola crisis. Harvard Public Health Review. Fall 2018;14. Abstract Commercial airlines are positioned to be the most effective means to address global infectious disease epidemics. However, during the Ebola epidemic in 2014, many countries responded by shutting down borders and banning flights to Sierra Leone, Guinea and […]