Coronavirus and U.S. Public Health Preparedness

Roger F. Martin (Editor)

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



Volume 10

Issue 1

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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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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China. Chapters 1-16 contain information about the science behind the virus, economic implications, global response and public safety.
Chapters 17 and 18 access the readiness of the United States Public Health System in response to emerging infectious diseases, pandemics and biological attacks.
(Imprint: SNOVA)


Chapter 1. Overview of U.S. Domestic Response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
Sarah A. Lister, Frank Gottron, Kavya Sekar, Audrey Singer and Agata Dabrowska

Chapter 2. Another Coronavirus Emerges: U.S. Domestic Response to 2019-nCoV
Sarah A. Lister and Kavya Sekar

Chapter 3. The Coronavirus: U.S.-China Economic Considerations
Karen M. Sutter and Michael D. Sutherland

Chapter 4. The Wuhan Coronavirus: Assessing the Outbreak, the Response, and Regional Implications
Testimony of Jennifer B. Nuzzo

Chapter 5. What You Need to Know About Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Centers for Disease Contro
Chapter 6. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary
Centers for Disease Control

Chapter 7. Science & Tech Spotlight: Coronaviruses
U.S. Government Accountability Office

Chapter 8. COVID-19: Current Travel Restrictions and Quarantine Measures
Edward C. Liu

Chapter 9. COVID-19: Federal Economic Development Tools and Potential Responses
Michael H. Cecire

Chapter 10. COVID-2019: Global Implications and Responses
Tiaji Salaam-Blyther, Susan V. Lawrence, Sara M. Tharakan and Frank Gottron

Chapter 11. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Hospital Preparedness Assessment Tool
Centers for Disease Control

Chapter 12. COVID-2019: CDC Protects and Prepares Communities
Centers for Disease Control

Chapter 13 COVID-2019: What to Do If You Are Sick with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Centers for Disease Control

Chapter 14. The Defense Production Act (DPA) and COVID-19: Key Authorities and Policy Considerations
Michael H. Cecire and Heidi M. Peters

Chapter 15. From SARS to 2019-Coronavirus (nCoV): U.S.-China Collaborations on Pandemic Response
Jennifer Bouey

Chapter 16. Lessons from the West African Ebola Response: How to Save Lives and Protect our Nation During the Novel Coronavirus Epidemic of 2020
Ronald A. Klain

Chapter 17. The State of U.S. Public Health Biopreparedness: Responding to Biological Attacks, Pandemics, and Emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks
Committee on Energy and Commerce

Chapter 18. Facing 21st Century Public Health Threats: Our Nation’s Preparedness and Response Capabilities, PART I
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


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