Media Outlets Continue To Cover Inaugural Report From Global Preparedness Monitoring Board

Homeland Preparedness News: New report assesses world’s ability to protect itself from health emergencies
“A new report issued by leaders in international health says the world may face great risk from pathogens, including a rapidly moving, highly lethal pandemic projected to kill 50 to 80 million people and wiping out nearly 5 percent of the world’s economy…” (Adrien, 9/27).

VOA: Health Experts Warn Disease Could Kill Millions Worldwide in 36 Hours
“…The group, the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, operates independently of the World Health Organization and the World Bank, the entities that created it last year with a mandate to issue an annual assessment. The first report was grim…” (Pearson, 9/27).

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