It was on March 11 last year since the word 'pandemic' essentially took over our lives.
And really, can we say there is an end in sight?
COVID-19 infections are rising again, and health officials are urging countries to speed up their vaccination drives, to contain new outbreaks and the spread of more dangerous mutations.
It is not a great picture and what 2020 taught us, is that the global economy cannot afford to take again the kind of hits it took last year.
So how can we deal with the economic implications of an open-ended pandemic?
Presenter: Kamahl Santamaria
Lorenzo Fioramonti, professor of political economy at the University of Pretoria, and founding director at the 'Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation'.
Vicky Pryce, chief economic adviser at the CEBR... the Centre for Economics and Business Research, and a former UK government adviser.
Seijiro Takeshita, Dean of the School of Management at the University of Shizuoka
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