Donna Shalala: Drop the Politics and Fight Coronavirus
The threat of a coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak isn’t a point-in-time political exigency; it’s one of what we know will be a series of episodic public health challenges. Responding to these challenges will take more than ad hoc political messaging and emergency funding. It will take professional competence and a continuing commitment of financial resources toward public health.
We can learn about both of these commitments — professional and financial — from how communities like mine in South Florida prepare for hurricane season. We keep supplies in our closets, we check weather forecasts …continued .
[Source: New York Times]