In 1989, the Ebola virus appears in chimpanzees in a research lab in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., and there is no known cure; a U.S. Army scientist puts her life on the line to head off an outbreak before it spreads to the human population.
In 1989, Ebola Landed on U.S. Soil. They Risked Everything to Contain It.
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The World Health Organization can issue "A Global Health Emergency of Public Concern", which means resources are mobilized to address a Public Health Crisis. Moreover, "an extraordinary event which is determined to constitute a public health risk to other States through the international spread of disease and to potentially require a coordinated international response", formulated when a situation arises that is "serious, sudden, unusual or unexpected", which "carries implications for public health beyond the affected State's national border" and "may require immediate international action" See more
Col. Jaax's uniform flag would have been faced the other way pre-2003 when this takes place. See more