EAG 2018 SF: Assessing global catastrophic biological risks (Crystal Watson)

In the last century, humanity’s successful eradication of smallpox shows that major victories against deadly pandemics are possible. And it’s a good thing too, because global catastrophic biological risks, or GCBRs, have the potential to be even worse. In this talk, Dr. Crystal Watson of the Center for Health Security at Johns Hopkins discusses GCBRs, the new field of study around them, and what effective altruists can do to aid in the fight.

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This talk was filmed at EA Global. Find out how to attend here:
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