Summarizes presentations from the 2019 workshop of the National Academies. Discussions included colliding epidemics, research on associations between infectious and noncommunicable diseases. Also examined convergence and the integration of health care delivery models.
Covers infectious disease outbreaks framed in their geographic setting, such as H7N9 bird flu influenza, H1N1, Ebola and Zika. Guides health care workers towards diagnosis based on symptoms and travel history.
Examines elastomeric use on a routine basis and during an influenza pandemic or other large aerosol-transmissible outbreak, when demand for respiratory protective devices by health care personnel may be larger than supplies; also addresses issues regarding emergency stockpile management.