All Ebola is local
Politico - 10/26/2014
The widely varying responses between New York and Dallas tell us a lot about the nation’s uneven preparedness for a deadly disease outbreak. So far, with Ebola, we seem to dodging the contagion bullet, but mainly because the virus is not easily transmitted. Yet what if this had been a more infectious kind of virus? What kind of a nationwide contagion might we be facing now, all because of a few missteps in Dallas, or if New York City hadn’t had proactive measures in place to deal with its first Ebola victim?