Studies Examine Impact Of Future Disease Outbreaks On U.S. Economy

CIDRAP News: Studies: Next major outbreak could bring high U.S. job loss
“The next large-scale infectious disease outbreak would not just be a public health crisis but also an economic crisis for the United States, in the shape of jobs lost and a draining of the export economy — even if it were to happen halfway around the world — according to two studies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published in Health Security…” (Soucheray, 2/14).