Vault 4

15 global business, government, and public health leaders were players in the pandemic simulation EVENT 201, October 2019


"A lot of work has been done at EU level to get a common standard and common understanding of the situations in which you can close borders for public health reasons. The key is preparation ..."

On 1 July 2023, the World Health Organization took up the EU system of digital COVID-19 certification to establish a global system that will help facilitate global mobility and protect citizens across the world from on-going and future health threats, including pandemics:

DDCC:VS = Digital Documentation of Covid-19 Certificates : Vaccination Status

On 23 October 2022, Catastrophic Contagion a fictional pandemic exercise, was conducted by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, in partnership with WHO and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation at the Grand Challenges Annual Meeting in Brussels, Belgium.

The exercise simulated a fictional pandemic set in the near future ... spreading rapidly, with a higher fatality rate than COVID-19 and disproportionately affecting children and young people. 

"Countries need to stop the spread of harmful misinformation and address this in pandemic preparedness plans ... In the run-up to the next pandemic, this will be crucial to saving lives ..."

See also: Google Medical Misinformation Policy

"Important policy issues and preparedness challenges ... were carefully designed in a compelling fictional narrative ..." (EVENT 201, 2019)

On 18 October 2019, EVENT 201 was hosted by the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security in partnership with the World Economic Forum and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in New York City. The exercise “simulates an outbreak of a novel zoonotic coronavirus, leading to a severe pandemic. The scenario ends at the 18-month point, with 65 million deaths. The pandemic will continue at some rate until there is an effective vaccine …”
Vault 0 /The Known Traveller Digital Identity/  
Vault 1 /ID 2020 + Good Health Pass Collaborative/
Vault 2 /Digital Identity + The Roadmap on Vaccination/
Vault 3 /Simulating Pandemics: The Lockstep Scenario/