How to Be Prepared for the Next Pandemic | Opinion

The coronavirus pandemic was unavoidable, but did it need to be as bad as it was? According to Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a physician and former FDA commissioner, the answer is no.

As Dr. Gottlieb writes in his new book, Uncontrolled Spread: Why COVID-19 Crushed Us and How We Can Defeat the Next Pandemic, certain structural features of government made the U.S. vulnerable to the pandemic—more so than the experts thought we would...