How We’re (Not) Preparing For the Next Pandemic

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How We’re (Not) Preparing For the Next Pandemic

Covid-19 isn’t quite done with us yet, but virologists are urging governments around the world to start preparing for the next pandemic. They warn it’s just a matter of time before it happens, and with good planning lessons learned from the current response can keep us from getting caught flat-footed again. So far, though, such calls haven’t been met with much enthusiasm by politicians who have more immediate concerns in front of them. 

Dr. Angela Rasmussen, a virologist with the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization at the University of Saskatchewan, joins this episode to explain where the next virus is likely to come from, and how to get in front of it. And Bloomberg reporters Riley Griffin and Josh Wingrove talk about what governments learned from covid pandemic–and what if anything they’re doing to brace for what’s to come.

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  • ludi2

    Great episode loved the thing but the intro was a little long


    I find these weekly podcasts to be super inspirational, they seem to always motivate me to look at my purpose. Matt not only brings in his personal life experiences but he delivers them in such a way that they are relatable.

    4 months ago·8 likes·
  • laurin

    6:00 who is the intro sooo long 😂


    Very thought out! Can't wait to try it out.

    4 months ago·10 likes·

    This is how all podcasts should be

    4 months ago·7 likes·
  • Roober54

    This podcast and the sub has made the show better


    10:30 til around 20:00 is a great part

    4 months ago·6 likes·

    Good stuff keep it up

    4 months ago·3 likes·

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