Register now for WACA's  KNOW NOW  conference call  today, March 26, at 2:00-2:30 PM ET,  featuring  Dr. Jonathan Quick , Senior Fellow at Management Sciences for Health, on COVID-19 and global epidemics. The call will be moderated by  WorldBoston  President and CEO  Mary Yntema

In January 2018, Dr. Quick spoke at WorldBoston's Great Decisions series on the topic of " Global Health: Progress and Challenges ," having recently published his book  The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It . As the book says, "Somewhere in nature, a killer virus is boiling up in the bloodstream of a bird, bat, monkey, or pig, preparing to jump to a human being. This not-yet-detected germ has the potential to wipe out millions of lives over a matter of weeks or months." Join Dr. Quick and Mary Yntema to discuss what has changed since his Great Decisions talk, how effective local and global efforts have been in combating COVID-19, and what we can expect in the coming weeks and months.