G7 Nations Considering Creation Of Liaison Entity To Coordinate International Disease Outbreak Responses, Sources Say

Japan Times: G7 to consider creating new body to coordinate efforts to combat infectious diseases
“The Group of Seven major industrialized countries are considering creating an organization that will serve as a liaison in international efforts to combat infectious diseases, according to informed sources. The body will ensure the coordination of international agencies, governments, and private entities so that they can respond quickly and efficiently to outbreaks of infectious diseases such as Ebola and Zika that cross national borders, the sources said on Saturday…” (3/20).

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