pandemic

UN co-hosts pandemic response exercise in South-East Asia

The United Nations opened a four-day pandemic preparedness exercise today in South-East Asia with the aim of boosting the region’s capacity to handle such an event.

New UN study urges sustained momentum to tackle human, animal influenza threats

While there has been substantial global progress towards pandemic preparedness in recent years, it is vital to maintain that momentum to respond effectively to existing and possible future threats, according to a new study by the United Nations and the World Bank.