Coronavirus. What can we learn?

# 1: Facts are important
We need prudence, science and facts, say the United Nations.

The WHO is telling countries to test. 

# 2: Transparency is useful to share information fast
Transparency is job number 1 for leaders in a crisis.
Thomas Sattelberger and 
Tom Hanks share their experiences on Twitter during corona virus quarantine.
Novartis, GSK, Pfizer and other pharmaceutical companies share their libaries to find solutions for COVID-19.
Research is shared across nations, companies and other borders.
Silos are broken down.

# 3: People help each other

China sends coronavirus experts and equipment to Italy.
This lady came back from vacation to help fill up shelves at a supermarket in Switzerland. 

# 4: People applaud healthcare workers
From their balconies, people in the Netherlands applaud healthcare workers.

# 5: People cancel meetings in physical locations 
Squeezing large numbers of people into cruise ships, offices, waiting rooms, lecture rooms and classrooms is unnatural.

# 6: People meet on the Internet
People meet on the Internet, for example using Twitter, WhatsApp as well Adobe, SkypeWebex and Zoom. 

# 7: People keep distance when greeting each other
For example, some people greet each other by holding their right hand to their heart or by using the namaste greeting method.

# 8: People and companies develop new products and rethink their purpose

# 9: Political leaders take significant pay cuts to show solidarity with workers
# 10: Companies make extended efforts
Corporate efforts include paying people.

# 11: People cheer each other up by singing and dancing
The Ndlovu youth choir sing and dance.
Children in Vietnam dance.


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