Millions of baby boomers have undiagnosed Hepatitis C. This liver infection can cause cirrhosis of the liver and is a risk for liver cancer. There is treatment for this viral infection. Please get tested. All it takes is a simple blood test. The infection is spread by exposure to blood from an infected individual or by sexual contact.
40,000 people die every year of pneumonia and influenza in the United States. Often bacterial pneumonia complicates influenza. The outcomes of both of these infections improve if you are vaccinated. There are pneumonia and influenza vaccines available at your doctor’s office and pharmacies. There are screening questions to ensure you don’t have a contraindication and shouldn’t get the vaccine. http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/keyfacts.htm
I believe this is true, but the question is…
if the trend is to not risk a contained air flight by someone sick with Ebola, ie British Airways and Air France, then WHY not limit nonessential air travel.