Air Travel and Communicable Diseases (podcast)

Posted on December 18, 2015

Stopping communicable disease from spreading via air travel involves local, national, and international efforts, as illustrated by the 2015 Ebola epidemic. How do governments plan and coordinate with airports and airlines that potentially carry sick passengers?

Listen to Gerald Dillingham, a director in our Physical Infrastructure team, share what his team found when they examined what airports and airlines are doing to prepare for outbreaks of communicable diseases.

Air Travel and Communicable Diseases
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Gerald L. Dillingham