November 19, 2017

Video highlights: US is not prepared for Zika virus, say public health officials

A panel of the nation’s leading experts on Zika virus sound the alarm during “Legal Issues Arising from the Zika Virus – Are We Prepared?” on Aug. 4 at the 2016 ABA Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

Panelists include:

Dr. Kenneth L. Dominquez,
Medical Epidemiologist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

James G. Hodge Jr.,
Director, Public Health Law and Policy Program
Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law

Paul Henderson,
Public Safety Director
San Francisco Mayor’s Office

Michelle Oberman, Katherine and George Alexander Professor of Law at Santa Clara University School of Law served as moderator.  The dean of the College of Law at Florida International University, R. Alexander Acosta, chair of the ABA Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights and Responsibilities, provided introductory remarks.

The program was sponsored by the ABA Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights and Responsibilities.