Pages:4 (1183 words)
Document Type:Case Study
Keywords: corona virus, coronavirus, covid, covid-19
The current coronavirus health crisis facing the world has brought about a need for rethinking and reorientation of public administration. Public administration in many of the jurisdictions has been tasked with the role of keeping the public safe; by ensuring that there are no public gatherings and that people remain in their homes. To emphasize on social distancing, government, and in general, public administrations have banned mass public gatherings of all kinds (McCloskey et al., 2020). In various jurisdictions, the ban on mass gathering has been designed to address the specific aspects of society. So far, pubic administrations have been effective in the implementation of social distancing measures, and in general, the actions taken by public administrations are supported by the masses, despite the little challenges that such measures might bring about. However, it is expected that as new information on the virus continues to be available, public administrations will revise their measures appropriately.
The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has so far has a significant effect on lives on a global scale. It has been classified as a threat to national security my many countries and regions, and thus, putting in place several measures to curb the spread of the contagious disease. One of these measures is a ban on mass gathering, as an effort to minimize mass spread in case one member of the gathering is a carrier (Fong et al., 2020). Public administration in many of the jurisdictions has been tasked with the role of keeping the public safe; by ensuring that there are no pubic gatherings and that people keep into their homes. This event is sure to impact public administration is a socioeconomic and political dimension (O'Leary, Van Slyke & Kim, 2010). In this paper, therefore, the analysis will be done to determine how the ban and the implementation of the same are influencing public administration.
The current health scourge facing the world, Coronavirus disease – COVID-19, has brought about significant changes in the normal way of life. The disease is contagious – spread…
…recommended that public administration continue to implement social distancing measures that are effective in each specific region. More importantly, there is a need to ensure that before the social distancing measure put in place is lifted, there is an effective global coordinated effort to ensure that in almost all regions report zero new infections in healthcare settings. This strategy, however, might be hard to achieve, given the nationalistic worldviews that have been witnessed in various countries. The ultimate strategy for public administrations, working closely with the medical-health and medical-scholar professionals, is to find effective vaccines for the virus.
The current coronavirus disease has meant a reorientation of public administration in a manner that has not been experienced since World War II. However, even with the various and significant challenges attached to this novel disease, so far, public administration has made sufficient effort to fulfill their most sacred duty – the protection of human life. Even though right now, countries and governments are all focused on mitigation efforts, it is obvious that after this is finished, there will…
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