Newsweek: Rhodes on COVID-19

03 March 2020
by Kashmira Gander

Catherine Rhodes was interviewed by Newsweek.

<Asked whether she shares Gates' fears that SARS-CoV-2 will be a "once-in-a-century" pathogen, Catherine Rhodes, executive director of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk at Cambridge University told Newsweek: "I would suggest that this is something we should expect on a more frequent basis than that.

She added, pointing to a 2017 World Bank working group report warning that a flu pandemic will occur in the coming decades, that it is "seen as pretty much inevitable that we will face another pandemic influenza outbreak.">

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