SINGAPORE (May 22): Many things in life are predictable — even when they are complicated. Indeed, science and innovation has been making the world more predictable for centuries. It has been a big investment area for humanity. Yet, despite everything we know, no one could have anticipated that 2020 would be the year when a virus would create sweeping public health and economic crises. It is a stark reminder that the world can still be an unpredictable place.

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