POTUS says: Ebola is a “Trial Run” For a Deadlier Airborne Disease

In little noticed comments made earlier this week, President Barack Obama said that the Ebola outbreak in the United States could be a “trial run” for a deadlier airborne disease in the future.

During remarks made after a White House meeting with the administration’s Ebola Response Coordinator Ron Klain, Obama tried to reassure the public that the U.S. health infrastructure was prepared to deal with additional cases of Ebola.

However, the President raised some eyebrows when he suggested that the current outbreak could merely be a precursor to a more deadly epidemic.  READ MORE

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