National Security and Pandemics

UN Chronicle
Vol 1, No.2, 2013
http://www.un.org/wcm/content/site/chronicle/home/archive/issues2013/security

National Security and Pandemics
By Sara E. Davies18.07.2013
Pandemics are for the most part disease outbreaks that become widespread as a result of the spread of human-to-human infection. Beyond the debilitating, sometimes fatal, consequences for those directly affected, pandemics have a range of negative social, economic and political consequences