Thankfully—and appropriately—the panic surrounding Ebola in the United States has waned over the past weeks. But the calm doesn’t mean it’s time to move on, though the news cycle may have. All major crises can be teachable moments and now is the time to carefully consider our response to the Ebola outbreak and what we can learn to prevent these types of outbreaks in the future.
Last week I sat on a panel hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, and Hope Through Healing Hands, the global health nonprofit for which I am founder and chairman.
I shared some notes from the discussion at Forbes.