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Latest News

Stay updated on the Commission's latest news and events.

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Feb 10, 2024

The Lancet

Draft of WHO Pandemic Agreement plays down primary prevention

Commissioners co-authored a letter in The Lancet calling for a greater focus on primary prevention, One Health, and equity in the text of the Pandemic Agreement

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Feb 4, 2024

The Land

Meet the Aussie vet dedicated to saving chickens and giving villages food security

Commissioner Robyn Alders was featured in this article

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Oct 30, 2023

Reuters

Nipah Virus Outbreak Renews Calls to Protect Bat Roosts

Commissioner Nigel Sizer was interviewed for this article

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Oct 13, 2023

Breaking barriers: Advancing the One Health agenda with a focus on the environment event

Commission launch event in Berlin, Germany

Co-Chair Raina Plowright, Commissioners Nigel Sizer and Chris Walzer, and high-level officials spoke to the pressing need for the Commission and to its incredible diversity in expertise, geography, and gender

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Oct 11, 2023

Media Announcement

Global launch of the Lancet-PPATS Commission on Prevention of Viral Spillover

The Commission set out on its two-year mandate to limit viral spillover and reduce the risk of future pandemics.

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Oct 11, 2023

The Lancet

The Lancet–PPATS Commission on Prevention of Viral Spillover: reducing the risk of pandemics through primary prevention

The Commission launched with a comment article written by our Co-Chairs and Co-Conveners.

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Feb 6, 2024

Mongabay

‘Healthy humans without a healthy planet is a logical fallacy’: Interview with Dr. Sakib Burza

Commissioner Sakib Bursa was interviewed in this article

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Nov 17, 2023

Tirto

(In Indonesian: Rencana Besar Ilmuwan Dunia Antisipasi Pandemi Masa Depan).

 

Co-Chair Latiffah Hassan was highlighted in this piece

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Oct 17, 2023

Devex

New team to tackle viral spillover for pandemic prevention

Devex reported on the Commission's launch and featured it as their lead story of the day 

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Oct 12, 2023

TanaHair

Global Experts Unite to Prevent Viral Spillovers and Future Pandemics 

The Commission's launch was covered in this piece, with quotes from Co-Chair Latiffah Hassan and Commissioner Nigel Sizer

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Oct 11, 2023

The Telegraph

Lancet launches major ‘spillover’ investigation as two die of bird flu, including a toddler

This article covered the Commission's launch and highlighted the urgency of our work.

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Jul 2023

TED

How to stop the next pandemic? Stop deforestation

Co-Chair Neil Vora gave  TED talk that has now been viewed over 490,000 times.

© 2023 by Preventing Pandemics at the Source

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