The Covid-19 outbreak is a stark reminder of the ongoing challenge of emerging and reemerging infectious pathogens and the need for constant surveillance, prompt diagnosis, and robust research to understand the basic biology of new organisms and our susceptibilities to them, as well as to develop effective countermeasures. 

Covid-19 — Navigating the Uncharted, Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., H. Clifford Lane, M.D., and Robert R. Redfield, M.D. – The New England Journal of Medicine – March 26, 2020 – From the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (A.S.F., H.C.L.); and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta (R.R.R.)

Read the Editorial HERE