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Pandemic

Will novel virus go pandemic or be contained?

Travelers pass a checkpoint at the China-Russia border.PHOTO: SVETLANA MAYOROVA/TASS/SIPA USA/NEWSCOMThe repatriation of 565 Japanese citizens from Wuhan, China, in late January offered scientists an unexpected opportunity to learn a bit more about the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) raging in that city. To avoid domestic spread of the virus, Japanese officials…
bubmag
February 6, 2020
Pandemic

Travel Bans and Quarantines Won’t Stop Coronavirus

The national plan to try to stop the new coronavirus from spreading any further might fracture international trade, violate peoples rights, and make untenable the workloads of local and state public health departments. It almost certainly wont slow the virus.…
bubmag
February 6, 2020
Pandemic

History of 1918 Influenza Pandemic

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bubmag
January 31, 2020
Pandemic

What Organizations Need to Survive a Pandemic

Much of the organizational thinking about disease outbreaks, and about crisis management in general, has focused on preparation. With the sudden emergence of a deadly new coronavirus, organizational preparedness is key. In recent years, many companies, for ex…
bubmag
January 30, 2020