The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster.
Rep. Frank Pallone has prevailed in a tightly contested race for the top Democratic slot on the influential Energy and Commerce Committee, which has principal authority over healthcare legislation. The ranking member will play a crucial role in any efforts to amend or replace the ACA.