COVID-19, Globalization, and Humanity

Harvard Business Review China, April 2020

9 Pages Posted: 9 Jun 2020

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Ying Zhang

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Date Written: March 6, 2020


COVID-19, a threatful virus that started landing in Wuhan, China in Nov. 2019 and officially was declared as an epidemic by the Chinese authority in the late of January 2020, has quickly developed into a pandemic in 65 countries, with more than 97, 750 people infected, and more than 3340 death by March 5th, 2020. With cities and regions locked down and infected populations quarantined, a series of global panic and several dimensions of damage (social, economic, and mental) has quickly developed in the world of 2020.

Keywords: Pandemic, humanity, globalisation

JEL Classification: F6, O15, H12

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Zhang, Ying, COVID-19, Globalization, and Humanity (March 6, 2020). Harvard Business Review China, April 2020 , Available at SSRN: or

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