Air Travel and Communicable Diseases: U.S. Preparedness, Planning and Challenges

Gerald Vasquez (Editor)

Series: Public Health in the 21st Century
BISAC: MED078000

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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick

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Past communicable diseases, such as the recent Ebola epidemic, have resulted in many deaths and highlight the potential economic cost of disruptions to air travel and the U.S. and global economies. This book examines the extent to which selected U.S. airports and airlines have plans for responding to communicable disease threats from abroad and to which a national aviation-preparedness plan guides preparedness; and the challenges that U.S. airports and airlines have faced when responding to threats and any actions taken to address them. (Imprint: Nova)

Preface

Chapter 1. Air Travel and Communicable Diseases: Comprehensive Federal Plan Needed for U.S. Aviation System’s Preparedness
(United States Government Accountability Office)

Chapter 2. National Aviation Resource Manual For Quarantinable Diseases
(Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education)

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