Daily Archives: January 22, 2021

If the next pandemic has already begun today, how would WHO recognize it?

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By Daniel R. Lucey MD, MPH, FIDSA One year ago today the World Health Organization convened the first meeting of its emergency committee to advise on whether or not to declare the outbreak first reported in Wuhan a “Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC)” under the International Health Regulations. Only the WHO director general […]