If Ebola had to arrive anywhere in in the U.S., Texas, which boasts a robust public health infrastructure, may have been the best place. We’ll be ready for the next outbreak, too. But we can’t do it alone.
Dr. Brett P. Giroir is the CEO of the Texas A&M Health Science Center. A critical care physician and scientist, he is the head of the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response.