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In Annals of medicine and surgery (2012)

Global outbreak of the corona virus disease 2019 (COVID19) has not only challenged the existing healthcare systems but is also a threat to the world economy and stability. In the recent times the world has seen the best healthcare systems collapsing due to the overwhelming burden. Thus, it shows that there have been major lacunae in the pandemic preparedness across the globe. Hence, there is an urgent need to identify the problems, learn from failures and to prepare for future pandemics to reduce the loss of lives and livelihood. In the modern era, blend of public healthcare systems, medical sciences and technology can be put to use to provide solutions. In this article, the authors propose a developmental model of international integrated database software which would connect all the players involved in the management of a pandemic. Better networking and warning system is a key to successful containment of a new viral outbreak.

Dawar Sachet, Bhutani Namita, Sudan D P S, Saini Sonali, Singhal Prem Kumar, Bhardwaj Mohit, Pandey Ayush, Jokhi Dara Adil


Artificial intelligence, COVID-19, Pandemic preparedness, Technology