The epidemics that almost happened - George Zaidan
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Preventive measures can include vaccination programs (read here for the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices' guidelines for vaccination programs), antibiotic treatments (as have been effective in combatting Cholera outbreaks), and early detection in the event of viral spillovers from animal species. Underlying the majority of these efforts is effective communication strategies that allow for swift and effective action on both local and global levels. To learn more about public health communication strategies, read this 2021 report from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) titled COVID- 19 Communications: Promoting Prevention Measures and Vaccine Confidence.
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