VIRUS PANDEMICS: Bill Gates: TED 2015: The Next Outbreak? We’re Not Ready – Video

The next outbreak? We’re not ready – 3,144,505 views – 8:32 mins. TED Talk given in 2015

In 2014, the world avoided a global outbreak of Ebola, thanks to thousands of selfless health workers — plus, frankly, some very good luck. In hindsight, we know what we should have done better. So, now’s the time, Bill Gates suggests, to put all our good ideas into practice, from scenario planning to vaccine research to health worker training. As he says, “There’s no need to panic … but we need to get going.”

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Bill Gates · Philanthropist

A passionate techie and a shrewd businessman, Bill Gates changed the world while leading Microsoft to dizzying success. Now he’s doing it again with his own style of philanthropy and passion for innovation.

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