Halting The Upsurge Of Future Pandemics: The Role Of Nigerian Government
7 Pages Posted: 28 Aug 2020
Date Written: August 22, 2020
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
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