Opinion Paper

Why do the impacts of coronavirus disease 2019 and the response surprise the world?

Emmanuel Raju, Dewald van Niekerk
Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies | Vol 12, No 1 | a1028 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/jamba.v12i1.1028 | © 2020 Emmanuel Raju | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 14 July 2020 | Published: 09 December 2020

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Emmanuel Raju, Unit for Environmental Sciences and Management, African Centre for Disaster Studies, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa; and, Global Health Section and The Copenhagen Centre for Disaster Research (COPE), University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Dewald van Niekerk, Unit for Environmental Sciences and Management, African Centre for Disaster Studies, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa


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COVID 19; inequality; lockdowns; poverty; impact

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