In the aftermath of the COVID-19, experts believe it’s only a matter of time before another new virus threatens to spiral into a deadly pandemic. The WHO’s codename for this unknown future threat is Disease X. But the good news is that scientists have a plan for how the world can prepare for Disease X and stop the next pandemic in its tracks. In this special member-exclusive online event, award-winning global health writer and former Reuters journalist Kate Kelland talks about her new book DISEASE X - The 100 Days Mission to End Pandemics and how the world can work together to build a future free of pandemics.
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