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Disease X - how the world can stop the next pandemic

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Robin Pomeroy

Podcast Editor, World Economic Forum


Pandemic Preparedness and Response

The healthcare sector plays a crucial role in the response to COVID-19, and in efforts to prevent of future outbreaks by bolstering the resilience of the global health system. As businesses, governments, civil society organizations, and experts share insights and experiences gained during the pandemic, they are pursuing three primary phases of action to combat it: a ”flatten” phase of attempting to keep casualties low to avoid overwhelming health systems, a “fight” phase of balancing economic, health, and social impacts while distributing vaccines, and a “future” phase of turning related business transformation into opportunity while optimizing healthcare systems.This briefing i...

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