Halting The Upsurge Of Future Pandemics: The Role Of Nigerian Government

7 Pages Posted: 28 Aug 2020

Date Written: August 22, 2020

Abstract

Humanity has faced countless threats throughout its existence. Epidemics, pandemics, natural disasters, wars, etc. All these threats have two features in common – None was truly global in its direct impacts, and despite the devastating effects these threats had, humanity always survived and thrived afterwards. Today, COVID-19 has changed the narrative. This paper examines the factors that led to the quick spread of the virus and proffer ways through which the government can prevent such occurrences in the future.

Keywords: COVID-19, Nigeria, Role of Government, Pandemics, Spillovers, Health, Policy

JEL Classification: I18, Z18

Suggested Citation

Adetunji, Abdulrahman, Halting The Upsurge Of Future Pandemics: The Role Of Nigerian Government (August 22, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3679190 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3679190

Abdulrahman Adetunji (Contact Author)

University of Ibadan ( email )

University of Ibadan
Ibadan, OR Oyo Stase 10001
Nigeria

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