Preparing for the Next Pandemic

This is an excellent essay perspective on the current COVID-19 crisis from writer Charles Ray.

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“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana – 1905

“Those who fail to learn from history are condemned to repeat it.” – Winston Churchill – 1948

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), which began in Wuhan, China in December 2019, in just a few short months had become a global pandemic, by mid-May 2020, infecting more than four million people worldwide, and causing over 300,000 deaths. In the United States alone there were over one million confirmed cases and over 85,000 deaths, with cases reported in every state and territory.

COVID-19 has disrupted trade, travel, and economies, forced millions to live in physical isolation from friends and relatives, and put added strains on already strained international relations in ways that not even the last world war did. In some areas, commerce has come to a virtual standstill, unemployment has skyrocketed to levels never seen before, and…

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