My wife found a quote from some paper in the 50s that predicted such a worldwide pandemic such as this one in 2020. The paper went further and said that a 2nd wave would return in 2021.

The response from our country is the polar opposite of our southern neighbours, and as you can see in the chart below the results of the two different approaches are staggering. I really hope that everyone stays safe and well.
Coronavirus COVID-19 (2019-nCoV)