Novel coronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has the world in its clutches.
Since I wrote the first part of the “What to do if you panic about coronavirus” series a couple of weeks ago, the number of infected people has risen to more than 1.4 million worldwide and over 80,000 more have died with COVID-19.
The number of new cases surges at a terrifying pace. With the global panic pandemic spreading faster still.
And all we can do is delay the inevitable. Wait out the storm. Hoping for the best while fearing the worst.
Because we have no treatment for the new virus strain.
And we feel out of control. Powerless. At the mercy of a ruthless enemy, with no pharmacological weapon to slay it.
We are defenceless.
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