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  • The UK Has a Plan for a New ‘Pandemic Radar’ System

    Wired - 06/02/2021

    “What we really need is a broadly distributed, high-fidelity, always-on surveillance system that empowers local organizations to collect information on their own populations that is relevant to them, that generates ownership in their data, that empowers them to advocate for their community needs,” says Samuel V. Scarpino, an assistant professor at Northeastern University who directs its Emergent Epidemics Lab. “This is not something that can be built easily. But we have a narrow window right now, where basically the whole planet knows that we need to solve this.”

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