America marks two years of Covid – is it prepared for the next pandemic?

The US was among the best equipped to deal with a pandemic – but its Covid response has been plagued by failures.

Photo: Angela N.

It has been just over two years since Donald Trump declared a national emergency in the face of the coronavirus pandemic that was rapidly spreading across the United States – and the rest of the world.

Now, even as Covid-19 remains a threat, US public health officials and researchers are looking to the next potential pandemic – whether it’s influenza, another coronavirus, antimicrobial resistance, or a different health threat entirely – as they hope to build on the progress and avoid the pitfalls of the past two years. Read more at the Guardian.

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