Airborne Viruses Pose Greatest Threat Of Pandemic, Hopkins Center For Health Security Report Says
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“…[A]lthough pathogens like Ebola and Zika make headlines, they are unlikely to cause a global pandemic disaster. Instead, viruses that are spread through the air — including those related to the common cold virus — pose a bigger threat, even though some of these viruses don’t receive much attention. … ‘We need to get serious about respiratory viruses,’ said Dr. Amesh Adalja, a senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security in Baltimore, who led the report…” (Rettner, 5/12).