It is already November and the world is stumbling through its response to the pandemic. I cannot imagine how it is that we have a global pandemic that has brought the world to its knees and there is no a coordinated response to it.
A crisis like COVID-19 is not something that cannot be managed in a country. It can be, provided there is the will and direction from the government to rally its people.
A well-implemented registry can preserve patient anonymity and also present a picture of the country’s health without lag that runs into months, weeks or years. It can be done, but that does not mean it will be done, if recent experience is anything to go by.