Readiness key for Ebola response, disease experts say

October 13, 2014 11:13 PM

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Readiness key for Ebola response, disease experts say

Viruses from Ebola to Dengue fever and Chikungunya pose a rising threat to public health, challenging Florida and the nation to coordinate surveillance, response and containment efforts to prevent a disease pandemic, according to infectious disease experts meeting Monday in Fort Lauderdale.

The challenges, according to experts speaking at the annual BioFlorida Conference, a life sciences industry conference, include the need for sustained funding to continuously manufacture and stockpile vaccines, the difficulty of turning political will into swift action, and the question of how to at...

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