The World is Going to Be Hit by a Pandemic. Can China Stop It?

Oct 16 , 2019 |

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It's not a question of "if" but "when", say global experts about the next pandemic, who warn that the world is not prepared to prevent the next global health crisis. And China, the world’s most populous country, could be at the forefront, thanks to its connectivity projects like the Belt and Road Initiative. 16 years after the SARS outbreak in China that had ripple effects across the global economy, has the country transformed its approach to global health – including through partnerships with organizations like WHO – to take a leadership role in stopping the next crisis? China Current host James Chau moderated an event in New York, where world leaders and their governments were urged to save lives by acting now to prevent the next human health disaster. Will we listen to history? 

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