U.N. General Assembly Adopts Resolution Declaring International Day Of Epidemic Preparedness

Reuters: A year into COVID-19, U.N. declares a day of ‘epidemic preparedness’
“A year into a global battle against the coronavirus, the United Nations General Assembly on Monday declared Dec. 27 will be the ‘International Day of Epidemic Preparedness’ in a bid to ensure lessons are learned for any future health crises. … The 193-member General Assembly adopted a resolution by consensus on Monday that recognizes the need ‘to raise the level of preparedness in order to have the earliest and most adequate response to any epidemic that may arise.’…” (Nichols, 12/7).

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