JOHN DLUDLU: Solidarity one of pandemic’s first victims as nations turn inward
Global bodies have also been slow to co-ordinate responses as virus reveals self-serving tendencies
It’s probably too soon to even begin to consider the effect and legacy of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. After all, the world is told, the worst is yet to come — the peak of the disease is still weeks away, especially for the developing world.
However, some of the elements of Covid-19’s worst legacy are beginning to manifest around the world. This might just be what the disease bequeaths to the world years after it’s gone, if policymakers aren’t careful.