I know that many others share my nomination for hero of the year, Kaci Hickox. She put herself on the line for many months treating the poor and ill in West Africa.
She then valiantly fought for her Constitutional rights on her return to the U. S. She won, beating back the anti-science, fear-baiting men who hold the highest elected offices in many of our states. Hickox’s efforts were needed to assure that the Ebola outbreaks will be ended by encouraging and honoring all those who will be following in her footsteps.
Alan Hartstein, MD, Miami
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