Planning for pandemic: a new model for governing public health emergencies.

@article{Gerwin2011PlanningFP,
  title={Planning for pandemic: a new model for governing public health emergencies.},
  author={Leslie E Gerwin},
  journal={American journal of law & medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={
          128-71
        }
}
I. INTRODUCTION Imagine the following scenario: The Centers for Disease Control confirms the appearance of a heretoforeunknown virus. It appears highly contagious since it is spreading easily between human beings. At this initial stage, the largest cohort of victims is youth in their late teens. There is no geographic locus of the disease or single identifiable index case from which the virus's origin can be determined. The disease is independently prevalent in many geographic areas… CONTINUE READING

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