Global & Disaster Medicine

A World At Risk: Latest scientific report out of the WHO

Daily Mail

“No country is fully equipped to deal with the next global pandemic,…….

Scientists say an outbreak of a flu-like illness could sweep across the planet in 36 hours and kill tens of millions due to our constantly-travelling population.

But a review of health care systems already in place across the world found just 13 countries had the resources to put up a fight against an ‘inevitable’ pandemic…….”

A world map shows areas that were most, more and least prepared for a global pandemic. Greenland (in grey) was not studied

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