Thursday, February 21, 2008

While the world sleeps

... in a stupor induced by fixation with politics, Richard Ingham reports that the next plague is likeliest to emerge from poor tropical countries

There's still hope though. Thus, "priority should be to set up monitoring networks in developing countries that would identify a threat from the outset and circumscribe it, rather than let it spread like wildfire around the globe thanks to jet travel and trade. " More here.

Pardon my bias towards Social Media but yes it's doable.

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