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Global Health Threats

In a hyper-connected world, the risk from deadly pandemics spreading with airplane speed is distressingly real. What makes this scenario even more threatening is the fact that we seem to be losing the race to control mutated pathogens by means of new antibiotics. In this channel you will find everything you need to know about the subject.

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