Larry Brilliant on pandemics and resilience

Skoll Global Threats Fund President Larry Brilliant spoke last week at the Rockefeller Foundation Global Centennial Initiative launch event, which included a series of speakers looking at different aspects of resilience. Larry’s comments focused specifically on pandemics, and how educating people on the true risks of a pandemic is as important to resilience as developing early warning, surveillance and point of service diagnostics are to actually managing disease outbreaks. Larry’s segment, which last about 6 minutes, starts at 17:08 in the video below.

 

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