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Not a Single Country Prepared for Epidemic or Pandemic

A new Global Health Security Index, the first comprehensive assessment and benchmarking of health security and related capabilities across 195 countries, suggests that not a single country in the world is fully prepared to handle an epidemic or pandemic. Keep Reading

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Brazil Declares Public Health Emergency Over Yellow Fever Outbreak

Brazil’s southeastern state of Minas Gerais has declared a public health emergency following a deadly outbreak of yellow fever. At least 15 people have died there since December. Many areas, including the state capital Belo Horizonte, have been affected. A mass vaccination program is in place in three southern states. But queues have formed outside… Keep Reading

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