We Had Every Reason to Be Prepared for This Pandemic

Time and time again, experts foretold of a coronavirus-type outbreak

Health care professionals prepare to screen people for the coronavirus at a testing site in a parking lot at FedEx Field on March 30, 2020 in Landover, Maryland. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Event 201

On a Friday morning last October, 15 international key figures in business, government, and public health assembled at the luxurious New York Pierre Hotel. At least 130 people came to watch the 3.5-hour event put on by…