JAMA Posts Viewpoint on Ebola Epidemic

August 11, 2014

JAMA has posted today a Viewpoint, “The Ebola Epidemic – A Global Health Emergency,” written by Lawrence O. Gostin, JD, of the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., and colleagues.
 
On Aug. 8, 2014, the World Health Organization declared the West Africa Ebola crisis a public health emergency of international concern. In this Viewpoint, the authors discuss the Ebola epidemic, the ethical dilemmas of potential treatments, and public health countermeasures. The Viewpoint can be found HERE.