Hot off the presses! First independent, bipartisan assessment of US & global response to #COVID19 pandemic and what needs to happen to prepare better for next pandemic Which could occur at any time Including while COVID-19 pandemic still rages 1/
Attention to pandemic preparedness is often described as boom & bust, cycle of crises followed by complacency Not true. Funding-wise, it's always complacency, always bust. We've *never* spent more than 1% of #globalhealth aid on pandemic preparedness
A must-read: A searing indictment from -sponsored task force of the flawed Chinese, WHO, & above all US response to Covid-19, plus smart suggestions for what the US & world need to do to prepare for the inevitable next infectious disease outbreak.
"No factor undercut the early U.S. response to COVID-19 more than the lack of a comprehensive, nationwide strategy and capability for testing, tracing, and isolation." While the pandemic raged, we tried to learn for the next one.
Read what describes as "the first broad, bipartisan investigation into how the world failed on COVID-19, and how it can shore up its defenses against the inevitable next global disease." from
Another pandemic isn't just inevitable, it could be imminent. is on the Task Force which says now is the time to distill lessons from #COVID19 to better prepare for what comes next. #COVID19Lessons Read the new report here: (1/3)
The COVID-19 pandemic will not be the last one that the United States or the world faces. A new CFR Task Force explains how to better prepare for the next crisis. #COVID19Lessons
Trump's lack of leadership mattered. Tens of thousands of lives could have been saved had the lockdown begun a week or two earlier.
Pandemic Preparedness | Lessons From COVID-19
For a deeper dive on how to prepare for the next crisis, see what else the Task Force recommends
So proud of work of my CFR colleagues and leadership of Sylvia Mathews Burwell + Fran Townsend of Task Force urging U.S. to get ready for continuing waves of COVID-19—and the inevitable next pandemic and more importantly telling us how to do it
Within a week of the first case of community transmission, South Korea had tested more than 66,000. Why couldn’t the US do that? A Task Force explains how to improve:  #COVID19Lessons
As avid listener, I cannot tell you how excited I am that moderated launch event for task force assessing US & global response to #COVID19 Great remarks from Read the report:
"The only certain thing is that when this #pandemic is brought under control, another will eventually take its place." How can we be better prepared for the next one? A #mustread task force report: #COVID19
Another pandemic isn't just inevitable, it could be imminent. A Task Force says now is the time to begin distilling lessons from this experience so that the U.S. and the world are better positioned to cope with what comes next. #COVID19Lessons
A Task Force urges the U.S. to get ready for continuing waves of COVID-19—and the inevitable next pandemic. Here's how.
Pandemic Preparedness | Lessons From COVID-19 ⁦⁩ report
Pandemics are inevitable. I served on this Task Force to help ensure we are better prepared next time. Now is the time to begin to learn from COVID19 so that the U.S. and the world are better positioned to cope with what comes next.