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A prescription for future pandemics

WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus, in conversation with Harvard Chan School Dean Michelle Williams, outlined steps to combat the “confusion and incoherence” that has characterized the COVID-19 pandemic response.

Protecting the public from inhalation hazards

Workers and the general public in the U.S. aren’t getting timely access to respiratory protective devices—face coverings, medical masks, and respirators—to protect against hazards ranging from airborne infections such as SARS-CoV-2 to wildfire smoke to mold growing indoors…

Three practical actions could help prevent the next pandemic

Reduced deforestation, better management of wildlife trade and hunting, and better surveillance of zoonotic pathogens before they spill into human populations are all key strategies that could help prevent future pandemics, according to a new report.