How to save the lives of public health workers in a pandemic
By National Geographic StaffThe world is on the brink of a pandemics, but public health and medicine can still prevent it.
That’s the message of this week’s public health week.
In its second week, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a series of recommendations that include a shift from a global focus on the “last stand” to focusing on the spread of disease, including vaccination.
In the coming weeks, WHO and the World Bank will collaborate on the global response to the pandemic.
In a series on the WHO’s work, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) released a joint report on the impact of the pandemic.
The focus on vaccine is important, said WHO’s Dr. Pauline Hooper, who heads the WHO Vaccine Response Unit.
“The vaccine will provide us the most effective, and most cost-effective, way to protect the population.”
This year’s pandemic has had a devastating impact on the world economy, including job losses, increased health costs and even a reduction in the number of people in extreme poverty.
This has led many people to question whether the world is ready to deal with pandemias in the same way we dealt with World War II.
This is not the first time we have had a pandemi outbreak.
The last one in Asia in 1998 killed more than 2 million people.
The pandemic in Europe in 2001 killed 5.5 million people, nearly half the world population.
In response, the WHO has worked with governments and private organizations to identify best practices in preventing pandemies.
The WHO has developed a list of strategies for preventing pandemic outbreaks and has made a series to guide public health responses to each.WHO’s recommendations include: