Global reactions to Covid-19, a brief overview

By Insight.

As Covid-19 has spread around the world countries have adopted a wide range of varying mitigation policies for the pandemic. Country performance in dealing with the spread and resulting mortality from the disease varies widely, and so lessons can be learned from considering the different policy choices made. What seems clear is that acting early and strongly makes a difference, as does the ability to rapidly scale health system and surveillance capabilities. These short country specific discussions will be updated from time to time as the pandemic matures and more countries will be added for additional perspectives.