It would seem that the pandemic has accomplished the unimaginable--it clipped our wings, stripped away our illusion of invulnerability and brought humanity back down to earth. As if by Nature’s cough, countless lives have been ruined and micro-companies snuffed out before ever glimpsing their true potential. Even scores of once-mighty corporations, formerly seen as unassailable bastions of fiscal power, have been toppled from their ivory towers and now litter the smouldering economic landscape like helpless, terminally-cracked Humpty-Dumpties.
This month the Pacific Journal of Medical Sciences (PJMS) published my article, Commentary: The New Coronavirus COVID-19. The thought piece was written to draw attention to fundamental questions, many of which have been neglected in favour of seeking answers to more complex, urgent and/or exciting riddles. However, verifiable, clear, concise, and, above all, accessible public information should have been at the forefront of every government’s containment plan from the onset of the crisis.