Preparing Airports for Communicable Diseases on Arriving Flights
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. (2017). Preparing Airports for Communicable Diseases on Arriving Flights. The National Academies Press.
The authors review current disease preparedness and response practices at airports in the U.S. and Canada with a focus on coordination with public health officers and partners. The emphasize that while larger (international) airports are more likely to face these challenges, the lessons in this document are applicable to the aviation sector as a whole, including smaller airports (which may be the final destination of some travelers with communicable diseases).