Pandemics

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Safeguarding the Pandemic Agreement from Disinformation

A sustained disinformation campaign worldwide is undermining the highly anticipated pandemic agreement

Pandemic Prevention Begins at Home

Proposed amendments to the International Health Regulations could enable timely outbreak reporting at the local level

Governance

Where COVID Has Shifted Flu and RSV Seasons

In some countries, peaks in flu hospitalizations occurred 4.3 weeks early on average relative to the pre-COVID era

Governance

Pandemic Agreement Negotiations Begin Final Stretch: What To Expect

With final negotiations set for late April, two experts explain the nuances of the Pandemic Agreement's latest draft

Environment

Eyes on Disease X: Ranking the Next Pandemic

University of California, Davis has expanded its SpillOver tool to assess the pandemic potential of dangerous pathogens

Governance

The Endgame for Global Health Governance Negotiations

Talks to finalize a pandemic agreement and IHR amendments enter decisive stages as the world's divisions deepen

Trade

Efforts Against Flu Show Developing Nations Can Make Vaccines 

WHO's global plan for influenza vaccines blazed a trail for more vaccine production in low- and middle-income countries

Governance

Leaders Should Recognize That Global Health Is a Security Issue

“International cooperation is the only way to escape the cycle of panic and neglect,” says Croatia’s former president

Governance

Foreign Policy and Global Health in a Multipolar, Multi-Crisis World

After COVID, foreign policy on global health operates in a different political ecosystem

Governance

Pandemic Fund to Africa: Step to the Back of the Line

Missed opportunities for impact in Africa in the Pandemic Fund’s first round of grants

Urbanization

Pandemic Urbanism

Emerging infectious disease on a planet of cities

Governance

Rethinking Financial Estimates for Pandemic Preparedness and Response

Current estimates do not share a standardized methodology for predicting the costs or scope of PPR