Date: March 26, 2020
By: David Kilgour;, Susan Korah
Like the Titanic striking a massive iceberg in 1924, a deadly novel coronavirus, later named COVID-19, struck the central Chinese city of Wuhan in late 2019. First revealed by local doctors in early December, the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus spread like a global tidal wave and has now infected people in 152 of the 193 U.N. member-countries.
Amid the gloom and doom scenarios painted by some media—both traditional and social—the world’s policy makers, as well as individual citizens, must pay close attention to what some governments did to restrain the pandemic, and to examine why in others it took such a heavy toll.