Cast your mind back four months. What a state of blissful ignorance we were living in, considering what we know today. It was just three months ago, on January 11, that Chinese authorities reported their first death from a new coronavirus, first seen in the city of Wuhan.

Indeed, it was only two months ago, on February 11, that the disease caused by the new virus got a name: Covid-19...

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