Recent news-cycles have been saturated with updates on the current Ebola outbreak in West African countries as well as the recent diagnosis of several cases in the United States. Preparis CEO, Armistead Whitney, was asked to contribute his knowledge of pandemic planning and business continuity to an Ebola-related article published by CNBC. This article seeks to shed light on the full impact of Ebola across industries. With the future projected cost of Ebola reaching almost 33 billion by the end of 2015, it is important for businesses to take this outbreak seriously. Whitney was quoted as saying “Many executives are talking about pandemics and what they need to do, but many businesses still think it doesn’t apply to them.” While the cases diagnosed in the US are still small, it is important to have a contingency plan in place for any emergency. If you would like to read the full article, click here.