• COVID-19 is the worst public health crisis in the last 100 years.
  • America was unprepared for this current pandemic, says Luciana Borio, MD, who served on the now-disbanded National Security Council's Pandemic Response Team.
  • A failure to understand that the virus could race across the globe and the lack of effective test kits left America unprepared to face the COVID threat.
  • A safe, effective, and widely available vaccine is necessary for the world to regain health and economic security.