Thinking beyond Ebola: Will these viruses be the next public health crises?

November 17, 2014 11:00 AM

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Thinking beyond Ebola: Will these viruses be the next public health crises?

As the Ebola epidemic rages on in West Africa— where the virus has already claimed the lives of more than 5,000 people— epidemiologists in the United States are speculating over which ailments could go viral next.

In 2009, the U.S. federal government established the PREDICT project, under its Emerging Pandemic Threats program, to detect and discover zoonotic diseases in wildlife settings that have the potential to impact humans.

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