History of the 1st Year of Coronavirus: It Ain’t Over Yet

Phases of Disaster, Zunin & Myers as cited in DeWolfe, D. J., 2000

One year ago today, on March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the rapidly spreading Coronavirus a global pandemic.

It had noted in early January last year a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan, China. Soon thereafter, it reported in their Disease Outbreak News of a new virus.

What happened then?

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