“There’s no need to panic about the next Ebola epidemic,” he said. Despite all our missteps the last time, now we’re better prepared, with more awareness, better tools, and a more streamlined response.
Instead, we should worry about a future epidemic that is much more contagious than Ebola — one that spreads via the air, like a deadly flu, rather than via bodily fluids, like Ebola.
He also said
an epidemic, either naturally caused or induced by bioterrorism.
“Government has the dominant role to play.”