While the COVID-19 pandemic shows what world leaders are truly made of, a symbolic figure sends out the message we all need, whether you’re in Central London or in a Caracas slum.
Not even the most functional countries are escaping the pandemic unscathed.
Short answer: No, at least not one we’re absolutely sure it'll work, so let's review all the available options and their actual viability at this juncture against COVID-19.
Social distancing measures are based on projections and research applied to developed countries under the pandemic. Places like Venezuela require another approach.
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