The word apocalypse is actually a Greek word meaning a revealing or uncovering.
apocalypse (əˈpɒkəlɪps)1. a prophetic disclosure or revelation2. 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.
The coronavirus didn’t break America. It revealed what was already broken.