Cooperation not isolationism ‘best antidote’ to coronavirus pandemic claims Sapiens author

INTERNATIONAL cooperation, and not isolationism is the best antidote to the deadly coronavirus pandemic, Israeli philosopher Yuval Noah Harari has claimed, as the virus continues its rampage across the globe.

Mr Harari, a historian and the author of the international best-seller Sapiens, warned strong lockdown measures will hit the global economy as he urged international solidarity and sharing of scientific information. He said in an op-ed piece published in French daily Le Monde: “If [strict] lockdown measures are, in the short term, needed to stop the spread of the epidemic; isolationism, in the long term, will trigger a collapse of the global economy. On the contrary. The true...
source: Express

2020-04-08 15:08
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