Bill Gates told Süddeutsche Zeitung that the next pandemic would be ten times worse if an international collaborative response is inefficient.
Furthermore, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's annual letter stated that COVID-19 might not be the last pandemic. The next pandemic could be a new disease not encountered before, for which preparedness and collaboration is necessary.
The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.