DOWNLOAD REPORT H.E. Gro Harlem Brundtland Co-Chair Former Prime Minister, Norway, and Former Director- General, World Health Organization Mr Elhadj As Sy Co-Chair Chair, Kofi Annan Foundation Board, and Former [...]
A federal agency is resurrecting a version of Predict, a scientific network that for a decade watched for new pathogens dangerous to humans. Joe Biden has also vowed to fund [...]
25 million global cases. No end in sight.
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NBC NEWS | COVID-19 spikes in South Africa, Melbourne offer America clues ahead of winter 2020 | Will the U.S., which has so far failed repeatedly to get ahead of COVID-19’s spread, start paying attention in time?
Earlier this month, Africa passed the 1 million mark for the number of recorded cases of COVID-19. Australia has imposed its second lockdown in Melbourne as cases spiked in key urban areas. Besides the [...]
VOX | The next pandemic could come from factory farms | Humans have engineered the perfect environment for deadly new germs.
In the past half-century, the global production of meat has undergone a seismic shift. While meat was once mostly raised on small farms, today almost all the meat we eat [...]
The COVID-19 pandemic reminds us how unprepared the world is to detect and respond to emerging infectious diseases. We must make smart investments now to simultaneously navigate COVID-19 and to [...]
THE FRANCIS CRICK INSTITUTE | The Worldwide Influenza Centre at the Crick | Pandemic potential of highly pathogenic avian influenza clade 126.96.36.199 A(H5) viruses
In this article, we describe an assessment of the likelihood of clade 188.8.131.52 A(H5) viruses gaining human-to-human transmissibility and impact on human health should such human-to-human transmission occur. Authors list [...]
WARNING: 1.4 billion people. 200 million farms. 400 million pigs. 5.2 billion chickens. What could go wrong? A new strain of flu that has the potential to become a pandemic [...]
A warning from the world’s most famous virus hunter In an exclusive interview, ‘Batman’ Dr Peter Daszak warns the next outbreak might not look like this one, but there will [...]