Alex de Waal: ‘War on Disease’ is a self-fulfilling prophecy
It's time to start rethinking disease threats. Alongside the discussion about tightening biosecurity, there’s also a growing awareness among experts that there may be a deeper problem at play. Alex de Waal — the executive director of the World Peace Foundation — reflects on why the mindset that helped fight the current pandemic is what got us into a situation like this in the first place.
From Foreign Policy