Preparing for the Next Pandemic

June 29, 2018

 

6/ 28/18 – Potent new diseases may be only an airplane-ride from becoming a pandemic, but a deep read in the Atlantic says the world is not prepared. In addition to posing immense medical needs, the next pandemic will raise unprecedented communications challenges in providing people with accurate and credible information—to offset an almost-certain deluge of erroneous blasts via social media—and in Issues a technology innovator has called for developing a volunteer corps of scientists and communicators to help handle the job.