Roots, Not Parachutes: Research Collaborations Combat Outbreaks.
Cell. 2016 Jun 30;166(1):5-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.06.029.
Yozwiak NL, Happi CT, Grant DS, Schieffelin JS, Garry RF, Sabeti PC, Andersen KG.
Recent infectious disease epidemics illustrate how health systems failures anywhere can create disease vulnerabilities everywhere. We must therefore prioritize investments in health care infrastructure in outbreak-prone regions of the world. We describe how “rooted” research collaborations can establish capacity for pathogen surveillance and facilitate rapid outbreak responses.