After Ebola, flu and drug resistance top pandemic threats

January 23, 2015 12:43 PM

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After Ebola, flu and drug resistance top pandemic threats

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - The worst-ever Ebola epidemic is waning, but after ravaging three West African nations and spreading fear from Dallas to Madrid, it has hammered home the message that the world needs a better detective system for emerging diseases.

Risks posed by pandemic threats such as deadly strains of flu and drug-resistant superbugs have shot up the agenda of global security issues at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos as politicians and scientists grapple with the lessons from an Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 8,600 peop...

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