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The financial turmoil of the last month or so has touched all of our lives at least in some small measure and will continue to do so in larger measures for a long time to come.

Every single action or reaction to the world wide virus by governments, medical experts, idiotic celebrities and individuals must bring to front and centre the fact that “no man is an island”.

When I had just turned six I was sent off to a country boarding school. I was unknowingly carrying mumps which didn’t show up for about a week, by which time there was an epidemic among the four boarding schools in town – two each for boys and girls. My sister did her share of spreading the illness!

That was fairly dramatic, but at least no one died.

Corona virus and it’s aftershocks will have much more significant financial effects worldwide than the physical effects being suffered now by “only” a million or more people globally.