The government ministers were facing a new infectious disease outbreak. The mysterious virus was sickening and killing people with alarming speed. Some patients had to be placed on ventilators to help them breathe. The new virus seemed resistant to antibiotics and antiviral medicine.
"World Leaders Rehearse for a Pandemic That Will Come 'Sooner Than We Expect'" is from the October 24, 2017 Health section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lena H. Sun and narrated by Sam Scholl.