Lisa Bortolotti

University of Birmingham

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COVID-19 exceptionalism

Posted on 23 August 2021 by Lisa Bortolotti

By Lisa Bortolotti and Kathleen Murphy-Hollies Exceptionalism Exceptionalism is the idea that a country is superior to other countries and in virtue of this superiority it is not subject to the same constraints. Some political leaders assumed that their countries were invulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, leading to a slow response, delegitimization
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