World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has again called on countries to share disease data. Photo: AFP
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has again called on countries to share disease data. Photo: AFP

WHO starts data-sharing effort to prevent pandemics. Will nations cooperate?

  • WHO Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence opens in Berlin backed by initial US$100 million from Germany
  • It aims to pool global disease data, and produce tools to predict outbreaks – but is reliant on countries taking part

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has again called on countries to share disease data. Photo: AFP
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has again called on countries to share disease data. Photo: AFP
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