The Contagion Next Time: How to prevent future pandemics

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1) Now is the time to learn the lessons of COVID-19.

2) Health is a public good.

3) Health inequities are a global challenge.

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4) Health is downstream of the public conversation.

5) We all need to be engaged in pursuing a healthier world.

6) Despite the challenge of the moment, there are reasons to be optimistic about health.

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7) Health is a means to the end of living a rich, full life.

8) Health is a product of the world around us.

9) Shaping a healthier world means balancing the profit motive with concern for the public good.

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10) We need to follow the data, check our biases, and collectively address the structural causes of poor health.

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