Global health security is a growing field that continues to evolve. The COVID-19 pandemic has especially emphasised the greatest needs and opportunities for progress in low- and middle-income countries, where systems are not yet in place to address emerging infectious disease threats, as well as in high-income countries, which also present large systems-related gaps. Developing public health systems is, therefore, very important. In this interview, Dr Leonard Peruski (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US) discusses the key challenges for the winter and offers encouraging words for the future.
‘Evolution of the Laboratory Response to COVID-19 and Priorities for the Future’ was presented at the annual International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases (ICEID), August 7–10, 2022.
- What are the key challenges for winter 2022/23 and beyond? (00:38)
- Is there anything else you would like to add? (03:29)
Disclosures: Leonard Peruski has nothing to disclose in relation to this video interview.
Support: Interview and filming supported by Touch Medical Media. Interview conducted by Marianna Mignani.
Filmed as a highlight of ICEID 2022
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