Pandemic Preparedness

The word “pandemic” probably gets your heart racing – and for good reason. A pandemic can spread rapidly over large regions of the globe and result in millions of deaths.

Unlike an epidemic, a pandemic is not confined to one specific geographic region. In simple terms, the World Health Organization defines a pandemic as a contagion that has gone global. Narrowed down a bit, it may be defined as a contagion that has spread across more than one continent, such as the Zika virus.

Pandemics pose some of the biggest threats to the world. That’s why organizations should have a plan for reducing the potential impact on their workforce, suppliers and customers… Read More