A Biodefense Fusion Center to Improve Disease Surveillance and Early Warnings to Enhance National Security

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Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies

September 21, 2021 | Originally published by Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies on September 20, 2021

Infectious diseases continue to evolve and disrupt nations around the globe at a faster pace. This process is exacerbated by demographic, political, and climate change pressures on populations that push humanity into habitats that were once wilderness or were considered unfit for living. Thus, our potential exposure to novel agents remains on the rise in line with population growth. The next pandemic may yet strike while we remain exposed due to rapid, unsustainable urbanization, climate change, destructive food harvesting and producing practices, globalization, and reliance on other nations for essential items.

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