Response actions required to manage a rapid onset versus a slowly emerging outbreak


There are disasters and emergencies that have public health and medical consequences and there are “public health emergencies”. A naturally occurring disease pandemic could qualify as both.

For this week’s discussion question compare and contrast the response actions required to manage a rapid onset, highly transmissible outbreak versus a slowly emerging, limited transmission outbreak.

– Make Citation every 3 sentences.
– Please do not use books as references.