Enhancing Global Cooperation to End the COVID-19 Pandemic: Statement of the Lancet COVID-19 Commission

Enhancing Global Cooperation to End the COVID-19 Pandemic: Statement of the Lancet COVID-19 Commission

02/12/2021

This statement includes an overview of a Task Force (pp 20-21) assigned to  Investigate Origins, Early Spread of the Pandemic, and One Health Solutions to Future Pandemic Threats.

 

In order to prevent future pandemics, it is essential to understand the origins and emergence of COVID-19 and to undertake a One Health approach for preserving and enhancing ecosystem and human health. The third of three Task Force objectives is to identify One Health solutions to future pandemic threats.

February 12, 2021, This statement details three top priorities for multilateral cooperation to suppress the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021, including 1) containment of transmission, 2) rapid vaccination, and 3) increased emergency finance. It includes an overview of a Task Force (pp 20-21) assigned to  Investigate Origins, Early Spread of the Pandemic, and One Health Solutions to Future Pandemic Threats. In order to prevent future pandemics, it is essential to understand the origins and emergence of COVID-19 and to undertake a One Health approach for preserving and enhancing ecosystem and human health. The third of three Task Force objectives is to identify One Health solutions to future pandemic threats.

 

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