A woman arrives in an ambulance at a hospital in New York on Sunday. Photo: AFP
Tan Tarn How
Opinion

Opinion

Tan Tarn How

Why the West’s coronavirus response shows it isn’t better than the rest of us

  • Complacency and hubris caused economically advanced societies to believe they could easily handle the threat without understanding it fully
  • The failure of Western leaders to properly prepare has exposed their weaknesses, and could mark a turning point in global history
A woman arrives in an ambulance at a hospital in New York on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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