The 2019–2020 coronavirus pandemic is an ongoing disease that has devastated many countries all over the world. The outbreak was identified in Wuhan, China in December 2019. The World Health Organization declared the outbreak to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on January 30, 2020, and recognized it as a pandemic on March 11, 2020. As of April 27, 2020, more than 3 million cases of COVID-19 have been reported in 185 countries and territories, resulting in more than 208,000 deaths. More than 878,000 people have recovered.
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Based on your knowledge of the pandemic and its effects on the United States (US), please provide a 3 page, double spaced APA format written report of the following areas:
- ? What is the role of politics during the pandemic, and its influence on healthcare, education, equity and economy.
- ? If citizens are not well in a country, various industries may be negatively impacted because the citizens cannot work to produce goods. This is my definition of the country’s health. What is the role of the “country’s health” on the following industries: food & agriculture, automotive, and entertainment. How has the country’s health influenced these industries?
- ? If you were currently employed as a public health professional in the US, what would be your recommendation to improve the current health crisis and get Americans back to work safely.