Equipped with the knowledge about COVID-19, it may be much easier for the biological warfare engineers to design a virus that has long incubation period, and yet much higher mortality rates.
Due to the obvious possibility of a biologically adept organization secretly engineering a virus with the antivirus available only to that organization, it is a realistic scenario for a global catastrophe, where only the makers of the virus survive.
What could we do to avoid this scenario? This category or question is a search for ideas needed to prevent such a catastrophe in advance.
Question asked on Foresight Institute's HiveMind initiative: https://youtu.be/5BQEkXGHj-c?t=4824.