Vol. 2 (S) Jun. 2020

Article ID. JHSSR-1028-2020[S]

Time to Unite to Fight against COVID-19

Yi Ying


COVID-19, Social distancing, the business world, the world of education, personal awareness

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has become a worldwide enemy. Its rapid spread with infected countries reaching 202 countries indicates that this virus needs special attention in its handling. Each country has a different policy in anticipating the widespread distribution of COVID-19. Indonesia is one of the countries which is too late to respond because it does not take the virus seriously. This paper explores the impact of this virus on the world of Education and the business world in a broad outline. Data collection with interviews and references from various trusted online sources. The conclusion from the results of this study is the need for personal awareness to change lifestyles with a healthy life, away from the crowd (social distancing), work, study and activities in the home, mutual understanding, and tolerance for the interests of society and the country. Besides, the world of education also plays an important role in anticipating the spread of viruses by implementing online learning and the limitations of facilities and infrastructure during online learning are expected to be acceptable to all parties both students, parents, and teachers. The government is also expected to provide relief in paying taxes for entrepreneurs affected by COVID-19 so as not to burden private entrepreneurs.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.37534/bp.jhssr.2020.v2.nS.id1028.p49