The 90% Economy—If We’re Lucky. What We Face Long Term Will Look and Feel Very Different.

From The Economist:"A poll by YouGov on behalf of The Economist finds that over a third of Americans think it will be “several months” before it will be safe to reopen businesses as normal—which suggests that if businesses do reopen some, at least, may stay away." "...aggregate-spending patterns in Sweden and Denmark over the past months look …

WE JUMPED THE GUN ON OPENING UP—HERE’S HOW THE PANDEMIC WILL LIKELY PLAY OUT.

HINT: It's going to be with us all summer and fall...and winter. SECOND WAVE? THE FIRST ONE ISN'T CLOSE TO OVER. NOW WE'RE IN FOR A LONG PLATEAU. HERD IMMUNITY. NOT ANY TIME SOON...AND WHEN WE DO GET THERE, THIS ISN'T OVER. WHY ARE PEOPLE STILL GETTING THE CORONAVIRUS NEARLY SEVEN WEEKS INTO THE SHUTDOWN? …

REOPENING THE ECONOMY: The good news and the bad news. MOSTLY BAD NEWS.

Let's start with the bad news...where the bad news started. Wuhan, China. Long story short—nothing has returned to normal in Wuhan. Not even close. So why are we rushing toward the same abysmal economic result, when we haven't come close to achieving the same health result as Wuhan? We're trying to empty a bathtub with …

A CHANGED WORLD AFTER CORONAVIRUS

On topics of COMMUNITY, TECH, HEALTH, SCIENCE, GOVERNMENT, ELECTIONS, GLOBAL ECONOMY and LIFESTYLE—34 THOUGHT LEADERS PREDICT WHAT WILL COME AS A RESULT OF THE PANDEMIC (Politico)

Do Lockdowns Save Many Lives? In Most Places, the Data Says…PLEASE IGNORE ANY WALL STREET JOURNAL ARTICLES PUSHING A “LOCKDOWNS HAVE TO GO” NARRATIVE!

Do Lockdowns Save Many Lives? In Most Places, the Data Say No - It pains me to even type that. I'm not entirely arguing with the idea that strict lockdown may not be appropriate for rural or less densely populated areas, but it's hard to get past the author using Sweden as the cornerstone of …

A scientific spotlight on Dr. Marc Wathelet, molecular biologist and coronavirus specialist.

Dr. Wathelet is a big believer in aerosol transmission being a key component of COVID19 transmission, and therefore stressed the critical importance of the widespread use of medical grade masks in any "return to normal" scenario. A short interview answering questions and answers about disease transmission and immunity. A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Dr. Marc …