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George W. Bush in 2005: ‘If we wait for a pandemic to appear, it will be too late to prepare’ 

“You’ve got to read this,” Fran Townsend remembers the president telling her. “He said, ‘Look, this happens every 100 years. We need a national strategy.'”

I didn’t agree with him very often but you have to be fair — he was spot-on regarding this.

Source: George W. Bush in 2005: ‘If we wait for a pandemic to appear, it will be too late to prepare’ – ABC News

Coronavirus: How We Should Prepare For the Next Pandemic 

we cannot be sure that humans will rise to global threats such as climate change or pandemics, because we’re so prone to put what we perceive to be our own interests, or our nations’, first, only to suffer the consequences later. The good news — and this too is something I learned from SARS — is that every time we do join together to defeat a new threat, we’re reminded how much we have in common, and fight better the next time.

Source: Coronavirus: How We Should Prepare For the Next Pandemic – Bloomberg