The point wasn't simply that medics get things wrong. They were seriously misguided. Have you read the article? Have you understood the implications of hundreds of doctors all following each other and accepting the judgement of a few and these PCR tests? Sounds to me like you haven't, or at least you're unaware of the possible implications.
Yes, I'm sure leaders in Cuba, Russia and China just ignore their own epidemiologists, immunologists, virologists and public health experts and say to themselves, well let's just wait and see what Covid policies are emanating from Washington and London, they seem to have it all figured out.
I said "many countries" -- try to read carefully. Sticking words in my mouth and then arguing against that is rather pointless. Funny how you completely ignore the World Bank point; inconvenient fact, hey?
..delusional notions about how the world works.
Try reading up on groupthink. You may learn something.