Ambitious and great plan to create a national forecasting and modeling effort for epidemics - if we have it for weather forecasting why not for epidemics ⁦⁩ ⁦
Excellent article by and in . They are right! We need epidemic forecasting as we have a national weather service. Important component of a needed overhaul of what and how we fund and implement health protection.
The United States has no formal, centralized system for disease forecasting. and write that putting one in place is essential to both combatting COVID-19 and avoiding similar policy failures in the future
We need a National Weather Service for disease outbreaks. From &
The COVID-19 pandemic is a stark reminder that Americans are vulnerable to the forces of nature. But a better system for disease forecasting can help the country to anticipate and respond to such outbreaks, and argue.
"The full force of epidemiological expertise in the United States is not being brought to bear," write and . "Despite some successes, serious gaps remain in the ability of infectious disease models to inform public health policy."
How to Forecast Outbreaks and Pandemics America Needs the Contagion Equivalent of the National Weather Service #GPHO #Surveillance
New from & in : How to Forecast Outbreaks and Pandemics - America Needs the Contagion Equivalent of the National Weather Service "The country can do better—and it must do better, so that this never happens again."
How to Forecast Outbreaks and PandemicsAmerica Needs the Contagion Equivalent of the National Weather Service #Surveillance #Epidemiology #GPHO
and Caitlin Rivers outline the need for and benefits of a Center for Epidemic Forecasting and Analytics. Read more in Foreign Affairs here. 
Brilliant. Outstanding, actionable example for how we can transform and modernize #outbreak preparedness and #globalhealth security. Thx ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩. ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦