public health preparedness

Dr. David Shlaes, an infectious disease expert and ACSH advisor, is incensed over the nation's lack of preparedness for the coronavirus epidemic. A scenario like this has been discussed for three decades, yet we are still in the middle of a disaster. Here are his thoughts.
The 1918 influenza pandemic indiscriminately ravaged approximately 50 million lives, of all ages and nationalities (indeed, it killed more