Dealing with Change-The Back Cover: August 13, 2020

Dealing with Change-The Back Cover

August 13, 2020

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We will start this edition with a credible source, Bill Gates.

 

The Covid-19 changes that could last long-term-BBC Future

Like the Black Death spreading along the trade-routes strung along the spine of 14th-Century Eurasia, Covid-19 emerged in China and spread extremely quickly along the modern-day Silk Roads: intercontinental flight paths.

Although the coronavirus may not hit global health as catastrophically as the bubonic plague did in the 14th Century, this latest pandemic will certainly change the world. A disease may be indiscriminate in who it infects – rich or poor – but the effects it wreaks are anything but equitable between disadvantaged or privileged members of society.

 

Inflation, Employment & The Virus-First Trust

While the human side of the pandemic is always right in front of us, let's take a look at what some experts say about the economy.

 

How COVID-19 is changing consumer behavior—now and forever-change-(1).jpgMcKinsey

As the world begins its slow pivot from COVID-19 crisis management to recovery and the reopening of economies, it’s clear that lockdown has had a profound impact on how people live. The period of contagion, self-isolation, and economic uncertainty will change the way consumers behave—in some cases for years to come.

 

Worldometer

This is for those of you who need a graphic with constant updates to tell you about the pandemic.

 

Dealing with Change

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