https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dA-Ls9Iw24 The film highlights the…
- The film highlights the potentially deadly consequences of human interactions with wildlife. Explain why eliminating wildlife is not a solution for addressing the problem of emerging infectious diseases.
- What important functions do bats play in ecosystems (Dr. Epstein mentions several of them in the film), and how could humans change their behaviors to reduce the chances of spillover?
- Ethics is involved in making public health decisions. Resources are limited, which means that difficult decisions must be made about which diseases to monitor and how to prepare for different types of outbreaks. Discuss specific ethical principles that will help guide public health decision-makers.