Obviously, at the origin of the current pandemic is a new virus for science that we do not know how to deal with. But it also adds that, at the end of January, we were unable to understand the information available and foresee that an uncertain future was coming. We fell into an excess of confidence.
Science fiction and our imagination have been hand in hand since our childhood. And always in a sense of technological progress: the first space satellites, long-distance communications, intelligent clocks and autonomous cars were shown to the world through the big screen before they were a fact.
But few things are the same today as they were yesterday. COVID-19 is leaving behind great changes in the world. I'll try to point out some of them.
The Coronavirus has already been determined to be a pandemic, so several countries around the world have declared themselves in quarantine.
It is difficult to extract a positive reading when a good part of our world is collapsing, and yet each one of us is capable of doing so: it is impressive how strong we are.