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Read more about the theme this week: “How do we prepare for and respond to outbreaks?”.
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This step lays out key readings for this week covering outbreak preparedness, detection and response.

LSHTM. 2019. Animation: Disease outbreak preparedness. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1fDSWIqAGo

HealthMap. Global map of disease outbreaks. Available from: https://www.healthmap.org/en/index.php
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WHO. Outbreaks: Behind the headlines. Available from: https://www.who.int/emergencies/outbreaks-behind-the-headlines

WHO. An R&D blueprint for action to prevent epidemics: Plan of action. https://www.who.int/blueprint/about/r_d_blueprint_plan_of_action.pdf?ua=1

WHO. Guidance for managing ethical issues in infectious disease outbreaks. Available from: https://www.who.int/blueprint/what/research-development/guidance_for_managing_ethical_issues.pdf?ua=1

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