“Public Health” Please respond to the following:
- During outbreak of Ebola in West Africa in 2014, many U.S. healthcare workers and military members were exposed to the contagious disease (see the New York Times’ article, “Ebola-Infected Health Care Worker in Dallas Took a Flight on Monday” for an example, located at http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/16/us/ebola-infected-dallas-health-worker-was-on-flight.html?%20Here%20is%20an%20article%20for%20the%20military%20_r=0). Use the Internet to locate one to two (1-2) other articles about this particular Ebola outbreak. Discuss your initial reaction to the news of the outbreak, citing one (1) article about the outbreak. Explain the effect that this has had on your current perception about public health policy. How do you think this virus will change the world?
- We have a new virus now, Zika. It is affecting some areas of the United States now, but as spring and summer approach, the virus will likely spread and cause more concern across the United States and the world. What are your concerns about this virus? What steps will you take as this virus spreads? How do you think this virus will change the world? Copy and paste the link to a new window to view more information: http://www.cdc.gov/zika/disease-qa.html