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

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…