COVID-19 Chronicles: How mental biases leave us unprepared for disasters

The current crisis may have you thinking that governments will learn important lessons and be better prepared to tackle future epidemics. As time goes on, bad memories lose their jolt - and when the next crisis strikes, we again prefer to stick our heads in the sand.

COVID-19 Chronicles: How epidemics shape societies

There is too much noise surrounding how the COVID-19 crisis might impact the global economy. Let us take a cue from history to explore how this pandemic might shape our society.