The coronavirus pandemic has affected all aspects of life around the world. Currently, there are over 1.5 million confirmed cases and the death toll is climbing towards 100,000. The crisis has ransacked the global economy. Over 16 million Americans have filed for unemployment in the past three weeks. But could many of these hardships have been avoided? Laurie Garrett, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author who has covered pandemics, epidemics and government readiness for 30 years, details the damage caused by China and the U.S. by suppressing news of the severity of the outbreak.