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September 2019 Foreign Policy: World Knows an Apocalyptic Pandemic Is Coming~Nobody Interested in Doing Anything

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Laurie Garrett on How Trump Has Sabotaged America's Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic As the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread, the United States has declared a public health emergency and is barring foreign nationals who have recently ...
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UN secretary-general: there is a “very real threat” of a pandemic killing up to 80 million. A deadly pathogen, spread airborne could wipe out 5 percent of the global economy. We’re not ready. The analysis was compiled by an independent panel, the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, convened by the World Bank and WHO. Co-chaired by former WHO head and former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland and head of the international Red Cross, Elhadj As Sy, experts issued a scathing attack on the political, financial, and logistical state of pandemic preparedness.

In May 1989, Nobel laureate Joshua Lederberg gathered fellow Nobelists and virus-hunters for a 3-day DC meeting considering a bold hypothesis that viruses, far from being vanquished by modern medicine, were actually surging worldwide in animals and people, often in forms never previously seen. 

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