Risk Communication / Preparedness

♦ Prevent Pandemics: How to Build a COVID-19 alert level system – As at 26th May 2020

♦ Future of Life Institute: Covid-19 & Catastrophic Risk – What the Experts are saying – As at 4 May 2020

♦ PERSONAL RISK ASSESSMENT TOOL – INDIA:  RIKA India –  Personal Risk Assessment Tool –  https://www.covid19risk.net/

Stephen GreyAndrew MacAskill, Reuters – Special Report: Johnson listened to his scientists about coronavirus – but they were slow to sound the alarm – 8 April 2020

♦ Benjamin M Vallejo, Uni of Philippines – Scientific Capacity to respond to COVID-19 in the Philippines – April 2020

♦ MODELLING: David Adam, Nature – Special report: The simulations driving the world’s response to COVID-19 – 3 April 2020

♦ MODELLING: RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research – Corona pandemic: Statistical concepts and their limits – Multi-language – 31 March 2020

♦ Ian Boyd, Nature – We practised for a pandemic, but didn’t brace – 30 Mar 2020

♦ Nina Strochlic and Riley D Champine, National Geographic – How some cities ‘flattened the curve’ during the 1918 flu pandemic 27 Mar 2020

♦ Sanger, D. et al. 2020. A Cascade of Warnings, Heard but Unheeded, Before Virus OutbreakNew York Times, 19 March.

♦ VIDEO: Al Jazeera interviewing Epidemiologist Eric Feigl-Ding “Coronavirus inaction: Could leaders have blood on their hands?” 14 Mar 2020

♦ Chris Morris, Fortune.com – Trump administration budget cuts could become a major problem as coronavirus spreads – 27 Feb 2020

♦ WEF, 2019. Outbreak Readiness and Business Impact Protecting Lives and Livelihoods across the Global Economy, World Economic Forum, January.

♦ Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security in partnership with the World Economic Forum and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 2019, Event 201 pandemic simulation

♦ Fan, V. Y., Jamison, D. T., & Summers, L. H. (2018). Pandemic risk: how large are the expected losses?Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 96(2), 129.

♦ Elbe, S., Leach, M., and Scoones, I. (2013). Pandemic Flu Controversies: What have we learned? Reflections from a workshop to discuss lessons, policy implications and future challenges. STEPS Centre and Centre for Global Health Policy, University of Sussex, Brighton. (PDF)

♦ UK House of Commons, 2011. Scientific advice and evidence in emergencies, Inquiry and Reports (here), Direct link to report (PDF).

♦ UK Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Strategy 2011 (PDF)

♦ The Royal Society, 2006. Pandemic Influenza: From Science to Policy, The Royal Society, London. (PDF)