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April 2, 2024

Should there be more international cooperation to handle global pandemics?




Total votes: 8

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  1. Ruba Al-baddawi
    90

    I believe so.

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  2. CheerfulMagpie
    114

    International cooperation is essential for handling global pandemics. A virus, like COVID-19, does not care what your nationality is. A political border means nothing to these diseases. It effects and …Read MoreInternational cooperation is essential for handling global pandemics. A virus, like COVID-19, does not care what your nationality is. A political border means nothing to these diseases. It effects and causes significant harm to everyone. To effectively tackle future pandemics, we need to work together. This will ensure that the least number of people get sick. Read Less

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  3. CuriousPanda2
    97.5

    It is absolutely necessary that extensive international cooperation exists to handle global pandemics. Diseases and outbreaks have the capability to affect everyone, and are not deterred by state …Read MoreIt is absolutely necessary that extensive international cooperation exists to handle global pandemics. Diseases and outbreaks have the capability to affect everyone, and are not deterred by state lines or political debates. As a unified international community, we have a greater ability to combat a threat that has harmful impacts in most areas of life. If we cling to a theory of isolationism during pandemics, we are likely only hurting our own respective citizens. The international community needs to be aware of where the outbreak is coming from, who is most at risk, and needs to work together to create appropriate methods of prevention. If even a few major players are not working towards these common goals, everyone will suffer. Read Less

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    1. FearlessHusky1
      114.5

      True. International cooperation is key for agreeing on similar policies or minimum actions required to tackle this type of issues. I think it is also very important to share information and scientific …Read MoreTrue. International cooperation is key for agreeing on similar policies or minimum actions required to tackle this type of issues. I think it is also very important to share information and scientific knowledge and put those type of efforts together to find solutions faster. Read Less

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  4. GraciousElephant5
    104

    Yes. Given that pandemics, as per their name, affect the entire population, there should be international cooperation to benefit everyone.

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  5. CleverCrocodile2
    40

    There should be more international cooperation for global pandemics because they affect everyone on the globe. Since this issue targets everyone, all countries should work together to address it.

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  6. HappyDuck
    61

    The biggest downfall of the United States was the government response to Covid-19, in particular President Trumps reaction. If we had listened to the advice of other countries, we may have avoided …Read MoreThe biggest downfall of the United States was the government response to Covid-19, in particular President Trumps reaction. If we had listened to the advice of other countries, we may have avoided having such a large and lengthy lockdown period. Read Less

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