Governments’ response to COVID-19

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Governments’ response to COVID-19

From pandemic crisis to a better future

Government's response to this crisis must account for the urgency of the situation and embrace both short- and long-term perspectives.

A timeline of governments’ actions through the COVID-19 crisis

The rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus is challenging governments to act in ways normally reserved for war, depressions, and natural disasters. The pandemic has caused global upheaval that may endure for months—or longer. Governments are taking extreme measures to limit the human cost and economic disruption. It is the most consequential set of public policy and mass behavior change actions most of us have seen in our lifetimes.

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Authors:

William D. Eggers
United States

Michael Flynn
Ireland

John O'Leary
United States

Bruce Chew
United States

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