When novel coronavirus cases began to skyrocket in China and slowly emerged in Europe, the WHO persistently reassured the global community that there was no need for concern and that there was no concrete evidence of human-to-human transmission.
While the vaccines are a solution for the scientific community, they have equally raised many problems. The diversity among groups that are hesitant to be vaccinated leaves public health leaders wondering how to address all of their concerns.
The challenges that COVID-19 poses for counterterrorism are yet to fully materialize. The potential reduction in overall resources dedicated to counterterrorism calls for a re-evaluation of the efficacy and sustainability of current initiatives, including security-related foreign aid and the use of military force.