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Health experts had warned about coronavirus outbreak 3 months ago

Health experts had warned about coronavirus outbreak 3 months ago

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Eric Toner, a scientist at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security,
less than three months earlier, had staged a simulation of a global pandemic involving a coronavirus. Toner’s simulation of a hypothetical deadly coronavirus pandemic suggested that after six months, nearly every country in the world would have cases of the virus. Within 18 months, 65 million people could die.

Why are measures always taken so late?

Threat of epidemic requires a lot of capital. And leaders of countries can’t always dispose off a ton of money based on some study. However, it cannot be denied that if measures were taken earlier, the coronavirus would be under control. But as the case is always, unless disaster strikes, no believes that it could harm them. Let’s take the Australian fires for example. Everyone knows they’re due to climate change. However, no one has taken a big step to curb climate change because it’s happening in their country.

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