Foreseeable Unforeseeables

In the case of COVID-19, epidemiologists and other health experts have been warning about the danger of a viral pandemic for decades, including as recently as last year.
5 April 2020

Flattening the COVID-19 curve

Unlike the 2008 global financial crisis, which led to a collapse in demand, the COVID-19 pandemic is first and foremost a supply shock.
29 March 2020

COVID-19 weakest links

No health system in the world has the surge capacity to cope with an influx of tens of thousands of patients in a matter of weeks.
28 March 2020

Listening to the pandemic

The virus should make us focus on what really counts, instead of fuelling a sense of fear and suspicion among communities.
22 March 2020

A made-in-China pandemic

The new COVID-19 coronavirus has spread to more than 100 countries largely because authorities in China, initially suppressed information about it.
15 March 2020