“It's clear that what the NSABB was, and what it may be will be very different. The billion-dollar question is whether science, the government and most of all, citizens, will be lesser served. I'm afraid so.”
"One of the problems we have with a MERS-like illness is that it also is very similar to a lot of early-onset illnesses from other respiratory pathogens. So you might very well think of it as influenza or some other respiratory pathogen."