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Many Nations Continue To Underfund Pandemic Preparedness Efforts, World Bank Group Report Says

CNBC: If a new pandemic hits, most countries aren’t ready: World Bank group
“Most countries are not adequately prepared for another infectious disease outbreak, despite progress made in the aftermath of recent Zika and Ebola cases, according to new research. A report by the International Working Group (IWG) on Financing Pandemic Preparedness — a bloc of business, academic, and non-profit experts created by the World Bank — said many countries are chronically under-invested in critical public health infrastructure…” (Chandran, 5/25).

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