Review Article
Volume 16 Issue 6 - 2020
CoVID-19 Outbreaks, a Wakeup Call for Health and National Security Preparedness; How Prepared is the World for a Bioagent Medical Emergency
George Edafese U Alakpa*
SSG US Army Retired, Director, Hamburg Borough Board of Health, NJ, USA
*Corresponding Author: George Edafese U Alakpa, SSG US Army Retired, Director, Hamburg Borough Board of Health, NJ, USA.
Received: March 12, 2020; Published: May 30, 2020


There is need for nation states, governments and health policy makers on preparedness, to focus on ensuring border security and need for effective global travels at point of entry. Like this current CoVID-9, past global pandemic like the Plague, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) etc., the role of human migrations, and ever necessary global travels remain a major “vector” for the dissemination of infectious disease, and possibility, bioterrorism/or bioagent. Question is, with the media hyping, over dependence of nations on china for major manufacturing needs, secrecy by countries on CoVID-19 source, limited medical essential resources, and with open border policies, is the global world prepared for a bioagent medical crises?

Keywords: 2019-nCoV; CoVID-19; Health and National Security; Bioagent Medical Emergency; Preparedness


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