The term "post-pandemic world" has become ubiquitous ever since COVID vaccines were made widely available to the developed world. Yet, the bio-policy implications of a world coming out of The COVID-19 pandemic are rarely evaluated critically and holistically. COVID-19 pandemic points to the reality that a multifaceted approach is necessary to prevent future pandemics or, should the need arise again, how to stop them in their tracks.
This panel brings together experts from different corners of the biosafety and biosecurity space to discuss lessons learned from the world's response to COVID-19 and analyze policy pathways moving forward.
- Biorisk management related to COVID-19 pre and post-pandemic
- National readiness and response patterns for different governments around the world
- Contributions/understandings of zoonotic disease research relative to pandemic response
- Vaccine rapid-research and vaccine geopolitics