Developing countries may have suffered more from the pandemic economically and politically than they have in the realm of public health. For some, what comes next could be worse.
Originally published in Foreign Affairs
There's a very high level of concern that [COVID-19]'s economic impact is going to spark more disorder, more conflict.
Covid-19 has laid bare the costs of confronting a global crisis with a flawed international system. The only worse outcome would be to confront the next crisis with no system at all.