The Covid-19 pandemic could be seen as a dry run for “the big one” when it eventually strikes. Photo: AFP
Inside Out by David Dodwell
Covid-19 pandemic could still be just a dry run for the ‘next big one’. Is the world ready?
The economic ravages wrought by the virus could amount to tens of trillions of dollars. Half a year into the pandemic, one of the eight clear lessons the world needs to learn is: prevention is ultimately less expensive than cure