Panel: Trump Should Prepare For Public Health Crisis
“When you’re building roads, build sidewalks and safe crosswalks. Put some of that incredible economic investment that will go into our cities and even some our rural areas into things that build a healthier environment and nudge people into better health," says Julie Geberding, an executive vice president at Merck.
The San Diego Union-Tribune:
Health Care Opportunities And Perils In Trump Presidency, Panel Says
President-elect Donald Trump can make significant improvements in health by planning for emergencies such as Ebola and by following through on a new bipartisan law to improve development of new disease treatments, according to panelists at this week's massive biotech convention in San Francisco. While critical of Trump to varying degrees -- no one who endorsed Trump for the presidency were on the panel — the speakers said Trump has an unusual opportunity to fix important issues that have bedeviled both major parties. (Fikes, 1/10)