Lessons for the Next Pandemic—Act Very, Very Quickly – The Wall Street Journal

Here’s how the next outbreak of a dangerous new virus should unfold:

Several people in a city develop a fever and cough, and a few land in the hospital. Machine-learning algorithms quickly detect anomalies in their lung scans. Scientists notice a pattern of strange infections in routinely collected blood samples. Whatever has sickened people is spreading, the samples suggest.

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