Friday, September 18

Tag: healthcare systems

We were warned – so why couldn’t we prevent the coronavirus outbreak?

We were warned – so why couldn’t we ...

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We have vaccines for flu but not for the covid-19 virus yetMedstockphotos/Alamy THE world dodged a bullet in 2003 when a global effort contained the SARS coronavirus, after it jumped from bats to humans in China and then spread to 26 countries. We nearly had another close call when MERS, another b... ...
How badly prepared is the world for a coronavirus pandemic?

How badly prepared is the world for a co ...

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Bruce Aylward led an international mission to study China’s response to the virusFabrice Coffrini/Getty Images LAST week, the World Health Organization raised its assessment of the global risk from the novel coronavirus to Very High – its maximum level. The virus has escaped containment in at leas ...