Recent events show how diseases like Ebola can spread rapidly, and experiments have shown how Avian flu may become transmissible among mammals. In an era of constant and rapid international travel, what steps should the United States take to protect our population from emerging diseases, global pandemics and/or deliberate biological attacks while protecting civil liberties?26 votes
Wastewater treatment plants inadvertently produce multi-antibiotic resistant bacteria and their resistant genes. What would you do about this threat to Public Health?12 votes
How do you plan to work with the CDC to prevent the spread of Zika virus and its associated diseases?
Zika virus is widespread in Brazil, is spread by mosquitoes, and may soon arrive in the U.S. It is not proven yet (as of March 2016), but Zika virus may be causing microcephaly in newborns (small brain size), Guillain-Barre disease (temporary paralysis), and other diseases. Do plan to support basic research and CDC efforts to fight the Zika virus, slow its spread, develop a vaccine, and mitigate consequences of infections?11 votes
I know. DONT open that can of worms. Leave it to FOX FIENDS FRIENDS to ponder. SURE rest of politicos will...2 votes
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