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How we prepare for an ‘age of pandemics’

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Future pandemics security

The current pandemic caught the world off guard but there are more to come, and we need to work out how to better prepare for and respond to future crises before they occur, an audience at the European Commission's annual Research and Innovation Days conference has heard.

'It is likely that we are entering an age of pandemics,' said Prof. Peter Piot, director of the UK's London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, who co-discovered the Ebola virus in 1976 and is now special advisor to the president of the European Commission on Covid-19.


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