Are we ready now?


Where is the next disease pandemic lurking? Will it find us … or will we find it? For decades scientists and virologists were posing these questions.

As Bill Gates pointed out in his 2015 TED talk, “If anything kills over 10 million people in the next few decades, it’s most likely to be a highly infectious virus rather than a war. Not missiles, but microbes.” And “we are not ready for the next epidemic”, he concluded then.

Are we ready now?


5 thoughts on “Are we ready now?

  1. cindy knoke says:

    Bill is brilliant.

  2. Germ warfare. Cat and mouse games with scientists.

  3. Forget viruses passed from animals; what about those passed from laboratories preparing for germ warfare?! Is that what’s happening now?

  4. acflory says:

    Sadly, the answer in the West seems to be ‘no’.

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