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The Center For Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy

Major Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks, 2002-2020

Major Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks, 2002-2020

The increasing mobility of humans, rapid production of food animals, and threat of climate change are making the world more susceptible to disease, and increasing the likelihood of future pandemics. CDDEP director Ramanan Laxminarayan recommends implementing stronger incentives for pandemic preparedness and outbreak reporting, as well as establishing a global insurance fund to cover countries against pandemic-related economic losses.