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WHO announces team of experts who will 'probe novel diseases, prevent future pandemics'

Aside from the Covid-19 problem, an increasing number of high-risk diseases, including MERS, avian flu viruses, Lassa, Marburg, and Ebola, have emerged or resurfaced in recent years.

World News Oct 14, 2021, 12:47 PM IST

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Coronavirus threat to Sensex: How the stock market has performed during past viral outbreaks

During viral outbreaks in the past, stock markets have bounced back after a few months. The following research states the same.

Business Mar 17, 2020, 2:57 PM IST

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Coronavirus pandemic: Bill Gates predicted a 'highly infectious virus' 5 years ago

In April 2015 following the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, co-founder of Microsoft Corporation, Bill Gates, had predicted that the world would struggle to cope with a highly infectious virus and also warned about its dangers. Unfortunately, it appears that nobody listened to him then, as the world continues to battle with the coronavirus pandemic. It all happened when Bill Gates participated in a 2015 Ted Talks and revealed his fears of a potential global epidemic. Gates, who has donated 50 million dollars to speed up the development of a coronavirus treatment, had also made an appeal for becoming better prepared to tackle the same. So what did Bill Gates really say in his Ted Talks titled – The Next Outbreak? We’re Not Ready. Watch this video by Sunita Iyer to know more.

WORLD Mar 16, 2020, 7:11 PM IST