Syra Madad is an American pathogen preparedness expert and infectious disease epidemiologist. Madad is the Senior Director of the System-wide Special Pathogens Program at NYC Health + Hospitals where she is part of the executive leadership team which oversees New York City's response to the Coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic in the city's 11 public hospitals. She was previously featured in the Netflix documentary series Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak and the Discovery Channel documentary The Vaccine: Conquering COVID.
“The Hot Zone” by Richard Preston: https://www.amazon.com/Hot-Zone-Terrifying-Story-Origins/dp/0385495226
Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak: https://www.netflix.com/title/81026143
The Vaccine: Conquering COVID: https://press.discovery.com/us/dsc/programs/vaccine-conquering-covid/