They say “Disease X” is far right hype. So why are experts preparing for it?


Luke 21:11 There will be great earthquakes, and in various places famines and pestilences. And there will be terrors and great signs from heaven

Important Takeaways:

  • Why is the WEF And everyone else suddenly talking about “Disease X”?
  • Should all of this talk about “Disease X” alarm us? According to the WHO, “Disease X” is an “unknown” hypothetical disease that could potentially kill millions upon millions of people.
  • …experts have speculated that it could cause 20 times more deaths than COVID did…
    • Health leaders are meeting at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos on Wednesday to discuss ways to prepare for ‘Disease X’ – a term coined by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2018 to describe the unknown, hypothetical pathogen that could cause the next pandemic.
    • According to some experts, Disease X could result in 20 times more fatalities than the coronavirus pandemic.
    • It’s on the WHO’s shortlist of priority diseases, alongside viruses like SARS, Ebola and Zika.
    • The WEF is certainly contributing to the hype around this hypothetical disease. On Wednesday, there will be an entire session at the WEF’s yearly gathering that has been entitled “Preparing for Disease X”…
  • The list of speakers that are scheduled for this session includes the Director-General of the WHO…
    • Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, WHO
    • Shyam Bishen, Head, Centre for Health and Healthcare; WEF Geneva
    • Roy Jakobs, President and Chief Executive Officer, Royal Philips
    • Preetha Reddy, Executive Vice-Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd
    • Nisia Trindade Lima, Minister of Health, Ministry of Health of Brazil
    • Michel Demaré, Chair of the Board, AstraZeneca Plc

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