Covid 19: What are the risks? What can we do?
The coronavirus pandemic has had a more profound affect on the world than the Spanish flu of 1918. In the era of international travel, the virus has spread to all 4 corners of the world in a matter of weeks. Technology and our advanced medical knowledge have found the virus, sequenced its genome, and in a matter of 6–9 months, has developed and mass produced several vaccines. As Charles Dicken’s penned his famous line in “A Tale of Two Cities”, it can easily describe the coronavirus pandemic of 2020: