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Response To Epidemics, Health Emergencies Must Involve Financial, Private Sectors, World Bank President Says

ScienceInsider: Financial sector has key role in pandemic planning, World Bank president says
“Investing in the world’s capacity to respond to epidemics ‘is really investing in the resilience of the global economic system,’ World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim said here [Friday] in advance of an international meeting in Japan. … Planning for a major health emergency should involve financial and business players from both the private and public sectors, he noted, as epidemics can wreak havoc with economic activity…” (Normile, 3/13).