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Informative Article | Medical Science | India | Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020
COVID-19 Pandemic: Calm before Storm
Dr. S. A. Tabish
Abstract: COVID-19 is emerging as a major public health threat leading to a global crisis that is unprecedented and extraordinary. There has been particular concern about the spread of the virus in countries that are already struggling with insecurity and weakened health systems. Nations were poorly prepared and the governments initially tried to cover the damage. Some countries have effectively managed the pandemic yet most, if not all, are struggling to cope the onslaught. Short-term and long-term strategies need to be drawn and implemented to stem the tide. Otherwise, not only nCoV infection will spell doom over the mankind but other viruses may be in the wait to attack the global community. Governments have a responsibility and must be responsive to the changing needs of blocking the viral super-highway. Act now or else we will be annihilated by emerging tiny microbes. It is everyone’s responsibility. Our health is in our hands. This pandemic will not be the last. Nations must use this opportunity to rebuild systems into something more resilient.
Keywords: Coronavirus, Pandemic, COVID-19, Global Crisis, Emergency Preparedness, Viral Superhighway
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020,
Pages: 175 - 179