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More than 100 outbreaks occur around the world daily and can spread worldwide in just 36 hours due to increased global travel. We all have a responsibility to support epidemic preparedness.
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Australia has had:
- 2 Outbreak alerts this past week See all Outbreaks
How Prepared Is Australia?
Australia is better prepared for the next epidemic. They have functioning systems to find, stop and prevent health threats, but they must work to maintain this level of protection for their people.
Australia has achieved a ReadyScore of 80 or higher and is working to improve and sustain their preparedness.
What Are Australia's Strengths & Gaps?See Full List
Preparedness areas that a country has established to find, stop and prevent health threats. Learn More
Gaps are areas that the country should prioritize to improve so they will be better prepared to find, stop and prevent epidemics. Learn More
Are Your Neighbors Ready?See Interactive Map
Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now Australia is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in Timor-Leste, Indonesia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea?
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