Weekly line: Why deadly disease outbreaks could become more common—even after Covid-19

It may seem to some that the new coronavirus pandemic suddenly took the world by storm. But Daily Briefing's Ashley Fuoco Antonelli writes that public health experts for years have warned that a virus similar to the new coronavirus would cause the next pandemic—and deadly infectious disease outbreaks could become more common.

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Around the nation: CDC warns of potential preventable disease outbreaks amid drop in vaccine rates

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