Day: January 7, 2020

Preparedness for emerging epidemic threats: a Lancet Infectious Diseases Commission.

Abstract At any time, an emerging, lethal, and highly transmissible pathogen might pose a risk of being spread globally because of the interconnectedness of the global population. Emerging epidemic threats are occurring with increasing scale, duration, and effect, often disrupting travel and trade, and damaging both national and regional economies. Even geographically limited outbreaks such as the Ebola virus disease in…

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