Health Threat Anticipation, Detection, and Mitigation

Updated: Feb 19

Pete and Dr. James Wilson discusses Covid 19 detection, response, and historical similarities as well as lessons learned for future health threat crisis. This is an uncensored and unfiltered view on a crisis that affects us all and is sometimes difficult find accurate information on.

Dr. Wilson has led private intelligence teams that provided the tracking of H5N1 avian flu, H3N2 flu, and sounded the alarm on H1N1 and Covid before it they hit the US. He also has been instrumental in the early warning of health security crisis, helping our country mitigate the impact. He is a leader in his field with 25 years of experience.


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  • James M. Wilson V. (2016): Signal recognition during the emergence of pandemic influenza type A/H1N1: a commercial disease intelligence unit’s perspective, Intelligence and National Security, DOI: 10.1080/02684527.2016.1253924

  • James M. Wilson, Garrett M. Scalaro & Jodie A. Powell (2020): Influenza pandemic warning signals: Philadelphia in 1918 and 1977-1978, Intelligence and National Security, DOI: 10.1080/02684527.2020.1750141

  • Filippa Lentzos, Michael S. Goodman & James M. Wilson (2020): Health security intelligence: engaging across disciplines and sectors, Intelligence and National Security, DOI: 10.1080/02684527.2020.1750166

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