Preparing for a Future Pandemic

May 13, 2020 – Preparing for a Future Pandemic
Speakers: Mary Ann and Duncan Moore


What have we learned from this Pandemic?  How will future preparedness be shaped?

Are there apparent thoughts in the way that the US has dealt with the Pandemic that should be changed?

What do you think needs to be done differently?

In the short term, what will the new “social normal” look like?

How do we, as citizens, ensure that we will not be caught short again if Pandemics continue to arise?


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