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Maimuna S. Majumder

Maimuna S. Majumder is a PhD student in the Engineering Systems Division at MIT and a Research Fellow at the HealthMap Computational Epidemiology Group at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Titles by This Editor

Public Health and Medicine in the Twenty-First Century

The 2013–2015 outbreak of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) was a public health disaster: 28,575 infections and 11,313 deaths (as of October 2015), devastating the countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone; a slow and mismanaged international response; and sensationalistic media coverage, seized upon by politicians to justify wrongheaded policy.