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Epidemics like Ebola must be conquered.

TED Talk. Bill Gates: The next outbreak? We’re not ready


It is owing to thousands of selfless health workers, that a pandemic spreading of last year’s Ebola outbreak could be averted. There was some fairly good luck involved as well! The greater part of the world community seemed paralysed toward the enormous challenge executed by the deadly disease, unable to act or react in the most efficient fashion. “There’s no need to panic … but we need to get going“, warns Bill Gates and suggests to quickly start turning the many good ideas that have been provoked by the recent outbreak, into serious practice.

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