Turns out the lack of proper human waste treatment in third world countries works to their advantage resisting pandemics like this. When your populace has lived with disease and pestilence for centuries they instinctively know what to do.
Word is lately Hindus and Muslims in India and Pakistan have ceased throwing handfuls of shit at each other as a formal greeting. Who knows this pandemic may lead to better bathroom etiquette worldwide. Wash your damn hands!