Public Transit Emergency Preparedness Against Ebola and Other Infectious Diseases: Legal Issues

National Academies Press. 06/2017 This 57-page report examines responses to infectious disease epidemics and identifies legal issues that may be confronted by transit agencies. It considers federal and state laws and available court decisions affecting transit agencies'responses to infectious disease outbreaks, including potential cohesiveness among transit agencies'procedures and federal and state guidance. It also examines the legal basis for the protocols that public transit agencies and other transportation providers such as airlines have planned or implemented to respond to epidemics and pandemics. (Text)
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