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The GAO told the government in 2015 to develop a plan to protect the aviation system against an outbreak. It never happened.

Mar 25, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs

Even as the Ebola outbreak still raged in West Africa, congressional watchdogs began investigating how well-prepared U.S. airports and airlines were to deal with a rapidly spreading disease.

They found a patchwork of local plans and federal agencies pointing fingers at one another over who was responsible for knitting them all together. The investigators, from the Government Accountability Office, said the country needed one national plan - something that was required under U.N. aviation s...