Unprepared for a Pandemic
Foreign Affairs, March/April 2007, v86, #2, pp47-57
“The need to prepare for an influenza pandemic has not yet sunk in, partly because disaster has not yet struck. But that good news could turn into very bad news if it leads to slacking off on necessary preparations today: although no one can predict when or how, a pandemic will occur for sure, and it will have implications far beyond its toll on human health.”
Michael T. Osterholm is Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, a Professor in the School of Public Health, and an Adjunct Professor in the Medical School at the University of Minnesota.
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H9/02-07 Posted March 19,07