Major Incidents

For decades, Ebola has captured the public’s imagination with its exotic name, high fatality rate, and the fear that it can cause people to bleed from odd places. Until recently, if you asked any global health expert about the diseases that keep them up at night, Ebola wouldn’t have made their list. What makes Ebola different from so many other public health threats is the effect it has on healthcare providers, and, as a result, on the entire healthcare system.