"Australia faced this a few years ago. They dealt with it."
"85% of countries show no evidence of having completed a biological threat-focused simulation exercise in conjunction with the World Health Organization (WHO) in the past year."
While a decade is just an arbitrary measure of time, people often attribute certain emotional and cultural characteristics to it, such as the "roaring 20s" of the 20th century. The 20s of the 21st century are promising to mark a defining period in world history, particularly for the West.