The novel coronavirus pandemic is the perfect model for understanding what exactly a pandemic is and how it impacts life on a global scale. Since the emergence of COVID-19 in 2020, the public has been bombarded with new language to understand the virus and the subsequent global public health response. This article will uncover the
The early warning system issued a daily internal report but not a more significant alert about the emergence of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2019. Canada's pandemic warning system was understaffed and unready when COVID hit.