Biden’s ‘no-fail mission’: preventing the next pandemic
McClatchy DC - 03/15/2021
“There’s definitely a scenario with a coordinated federal response where we had caught the East Coast introductions in time, and have what would’ve amounted to a completely different future with COVID-19,” said Dr. Sam Scarpino, director of the Emergent Epidemics Lab at Northeastern University.
“One thing that’s generally true about epidemics, and we’ve seen this play out with COVID, is that you either stop it or you don’t,” he said. “There’s very little room for middle ground.”