The little country that could — and did — take on the Coronavirus

Sherry-Lynn Lee
14 min readApr 18, 2020

A small African democracy shows the Western World a thing or two about leadership and organization in controlling a pandemic

Grandma showing me around her favorite hawker stalls in Mauritius, circa 2014. She can’t wait to get out of confinement to take the bus and walk the streets again.


The tiny island nation of Mauritius — my homeland — has been hit hard by the Coronavirus. And, like many transplants…

Sherry-Lynn Lee

LA-based writer, artist, producer who used to be a Silicon Valley engineer. Mauritian, Canadian.