Many countries that see themselves as distinctive have handled the pandemic badly.
"Overconfidence in national specialness has led to lack of preparedness, prevented collaboration with global health agencies and limited opportunities to learn from the experience of other countries."
Study the role of hubris in nations’ COVID-19 response
The US, UK, Brazil and Chile were once ranked as being among the world’s best equipped to confront an event like the coronavirus pandemic. What explains their staggering failure?
Hubris and Nemesis - “By identifying a missing variable in pandemic preparedness — the way nations see themselves — scholars could help to develop a more accurate metric for national readiness to fight disease.”
What links USA, UK & Brazil Covid19 responses? “Overconfidence in national specialness has led to lack of preparedness, prevented collaboration with global health agencies and limited opportunities to learn from the experience of other countries.”
Very interesting analysis!
In Greek myth, hubris is punished by the goddess Nemesis; great to see this taken up in relation to #COVID19 response - I had also made this point early on in the pandemic and ⁦⁩ called out magical thinking - so much for „leadership“
"Overconfidence in national specialness has led to lack of preparedness, prevented collaboration with global health agencies and limited opportunities to learn from the experience of other countries."
Study the role of hubris in nations’ COVID-19 response "The pandemic provides a natural experiment on the public-health effects of hubris."
Study the role of hubris in nations’ #COVID19 response Many countries that see themselves as distinctive - eg the US and UK - have handled the pandemic badly.
“Many countries that see themselves as distinctive have handled the #COVID19 pandemic badly”
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Study the role of hubris in nations’ COVID-19 response: "Many countries that see themselves as distinctive have handled the pandemic badly"
Overconfidence in national specialness has led to lack of preparedness, prevented collaboration with global health agencies and limited opportunities to learn from the experience of other countries. Study the role of hubris in nations’ COVID-19 response
"Many countries that see themselves as distinctive have handled the pandemic badly." Uh - yes.
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