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How should the world respond to the next pandemic?

By Laura Spinney

18 Mar 2022 · 4 min read

As the WHO mulls when to call the Covid pandemic over, attention is turning to the future

Last November, having alerted the world to the new and highly transmissible Omicron variant of the Sars-CoV-2 virus, South Africa-based scientist Tulio de Oliveira saw that country hit with travel bans.

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