The problem was traced back to a head-scratching bureaucratic rule that’s now getting a second look.
“The place I worry is: Are most small hospitals adequately prepared?” said Dr. Ashish Jha, a Harvard University health care quality specialist. “It clearly depends.”
“When I used to say I was vegan on (David) Letterman, it was like a huge joke for them, and that’s not the way it is anymore,” she said.
“It looks promising,” but its impact on cancer risk and survival isn’t known, said Dr. Barnett Kramer, a National Cancer Institute screening expert.
“The vaccine is not the magic bullet. But when ready, they may be a good part of the effort to turn the tide of this epidemic,” Kieny said.
“You don’t find them going anymore to Beirut and (they) are coming to Dubai.
“It seems to me we have a crisis of two things. We have a crisis of science, and either people don’t understand it or … they don’t believe it,” said Dr. Joseph McCormick, an Ebola expert at the University of Texas School of Public Health. And, “we have a crisis in confidence in government.”
“But the Internet has no age limits,” Dowdell said.
“There’s definitely an explosion in popularity. It’s sort of the Angelina effect,” said Erin Flaherty, beauty and health director for Marie Claire magazine, referring to the lip-endowed Angelina Jolie.