“An epidemic is not only technical and medical — they are not cured only by science or vaccines. Ebola was beaten back by many things, including building consensus inside communities and restoring dignity and trust. This is what we learned. Hopefully, it is not too late for you over there to learn it too.”
Poor messaging throughout the coronavirus pandemic has eroded trust between people and public-health officials. Where is the journalist, that can relay information and not an opinion.