Having been invited to make a contribution to this issue, it is always a pleasure to do so. As there are so many subject matters worthy of an article, the question was what to concentrate on, COVID-19 again? Given that we are still in a pandemic, my thoughts were, do we all want to continually read about COVID-19? Our industry must of course stay up to date as best it can, not that it is in any way possible to read everything currently available on the topic.
Where it all started
The World Health Organization (WHO) was first informed of a cluster of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China on 31 December 2019. This novel human coronavirus disease COVID-19 has now become the fifth documented pandemic since the 1918 influenza pandemic.
As matters progressed, on 11 March 2020, WHO declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a global pandemic at a news briefing. This follow