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1904

China identified a new virus that had infected dozens of people in Asia

1940s

1960s

The World Health Organization declared a global health emergency.

Lockdowns and restrictions have been imposed worldwide

APR

1970s

Both Japan and Germany entered a recession.

JUL

Attempts to open the borders and ease restrictions have begun.

Worldwide, lockdowns were reimposed for a second time.

1980s

The C.D.C. began developing plans to distribute a coronavirus vaccine.

1990s

OCT

Global death toll reached 1 million.

Trump, the USA President, tested positive for the virus.

2000-2022

The 2nd and 3rd rounds of lockdowns were reimposed.

Pfizer and Moderna received F.D.A. approval for their vaccine

...AND WE'RE JUST GETTING STARTED