Responding to the rapid emergence of dangerous pathogens around the world, a new initiative to prevent or contain pandemics was announced in Davos, Switzerland, yesterday. If you ever worried that a highly contagious pathogen could take down your community, or the country, this news is for you.

More than 11,000 people died during the recent Ebola epidemic in West Africa. A vaccine for Ebola virus disease was not available until the outbreak was largely contained. The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) aims to provide proactive global structure to ensure that next time, we… more

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