Revealing a Failed State

The word apocalypse is actually a Greek word meaning a revealing or uncovering.

apocalypse (əˈpɒkəlɪps)

1. prophetic disclosure or revelation
2. an event of great importance, violence, etc, like the events described in the Apocalypse
[C13: from Late Latin apocalypsis, from Greek apokalupsis, from apokaluptein to disclose, from apo- + kaluptein to hide]
What is being revealed by COVID-19? George Packer says it is that we are living in a failed State.  From the Atlantic.

We Are Living in a Failed State

The coronavirus didn’t break America. It revealed what was already broken.