Unprecedented is an overused phrase.
Perhaps a word that some of us have become blasé about because it’s been attached to so many events in recent memory – the financial crisis, Brexit, climate change. But there is no doubt that what we’re currently experiencing as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic is unique, no matter which lens you choose to use.
The state of play
Politically, national governments are executing crisis plans on a scale not seen since the Second World War. Borders are closing, freedom of movement is restricted. Health services are beyond stretched and face the very real prospect of running out of capacity if we cannot ‘flatten the curve’ and reduce the numbers of those who need urgent medical care. Governments are making decisions that will impact the lives and livelihoods of entire populations…
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