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Outbreak Preparedness

The 2014 Ebola outbreak demonstrated how deadly diseases do not respect international borders, and that the world is underprepared for the next such incident. Building on our analysis of the global response to Ebola, CGD looks at how to improve both international coordination efforts and health systems in order to respond faster and better to save more lives when, not if, the next deadly outbreak happens.

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