The New Building Standards for Ebola

As the U.S., China, and other countries work to quell the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the construction industry will be stepping up as well. The design and construction of treatment and quarantine centers needs standards that will minimize the risk of spreading the deadly disease. Equally as important is how to maximize both health worker safety and the opportunity for patient recovery. That’s according to a post on, which highlights how industry leaders in New Zealand are planning for the new guidelines.