Advances In Global Public Health Tempered By Worsening Economic, Political Situations, WEF Global Risks Report Says

Homeland Preparedness News: World Economic Forum highlights advancements, risks in global response to emerging pathogens
“Medical breakthroughs and advances in public health systems have enabled countries to contain the effects of infectious diseases, but these gains are tempered by insecurities from forces in economics, globalization, and synthetic biology. That was the takeaway from the Global Risks Report 2019 issued by the World Economic Forum where experts made predictions of worsening economic and political confrontations this year between major powers…” (Adrien, 1/28).

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