Future Pandemics: A Global Concern?

As predictions go, pandemics are one of the scariest. Inevitable and with a huge unknown quantity, pandemics are something that even the World Health Organisation are urging people not to ignore, with the frightening forecast that there will be, “sometime in the future, an event that will kill…somewhere between 80 and 90 million people.”

There are lots of hypothetical situations and theories about where a virus will come from, what it will do and the devastation it will have. In fact, there are already scientists working on vaccines that the human population may need in the event of a global outbreak. There’s actually a World Health Organisation Global Vaccine Plan!

In this infographic, we take a look at some of the possible pandemics of the future and how you can best prepare yourself against the spread of germs.

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by Gap Medics.

Gap Medics is the world’s leading provider of international hospital work experience placements for school and university students.

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