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Has COVID taught us anything about pandemic preparedness?

A woman holds a black chicken as an unseen vet inserts a swab into its beak to test for H5N1 virus, India

A veterinary doctor in Shahpur, India, tests a chicken for H5N1 influenza in January after migratory birds were reported dead in the area. Credit: Sanjay Baid/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

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Nature 596, 332-335 (2021)



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