COVID19 ISN’T GOING AWAY: IF WE PLAN TO REOPEN AND STAY OPEN, WE WILL HAVE TO DO SOMETHING TO STOP ITS SPREAD.

A SIMPLE SOLUTION LITERALLY STARES US IN THE FACE 1. If 80% of Americans Wore Masks, COVID-19 Infections Would Plummet, New Study Says "If you’re wondering whether to wear or not to wear, consider this. The day before yesterday, 21 people died of COVID-19 in Japan. In the United States, 2,129 died. Comparing overall death …

MAY 14-15 ROUNDUP

1. COVID19 HASN'T EVEN GOTTEN STARTED YET! Only 5% have been infected in the worst hit countries. We are so far off from herd immunity a 2ND WAVE IS INEVITABLE IF WE RUSH TO REOPEN. France study shows less than 5% have been infected. Spanish antibody study suggests 5% of population affected by coronavirus Indiana …

MAY 12-13 ROUNDUP

1. DON'T LET THE GOVERNORS FOOL YOU ABOUT REOPENING (disclaimer-this doesn't apply to every state. See states that are WINNING.) He predicted the spread of the pandemic in the U.S. in January. He proposed a plan that would have put us on the same path as New Zealand. Yaneer Bar-Yam has a new message—I hope …

MAY 9-11 ROUNDUP

1. The Risks - Know Them - Avoid Them A comprehensive range of sound advice from Comparative Immunologist and Professor of Biology (specializing in Immunology) at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. 2. THE SUICIDE OF THE AMERICAN ECONOMY The economy was always going to suffer immensely, but REOPENING EARLY is like committing suicide by running …

BUT WHAT ABOUT ALL OF THE DEATHS THAT WILL RESULT FROM NOT OPENING THE ECONOMY?

Shout out to Russell Blake, who not only spared me from a long bout of procrastination, but also captured the spirit (almost word for word) of my thoughts regarding the question/statement: "the death toll from suicides, from drug abuse, from depression, from unemployment arising from closing the country is far greater than that of the virus." …

FUNNY HOW PEOPLE IN POSITIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY DON’T LIKE “THE BLAME GAME.” WONDER WHY?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/when-this-pandemic-is-over-lets-avoid-the-partisan-blame-game/2020/05/05/fed82490-8ee9-11ea-a0bc-4e9ad4866d21_story.html When this pandemic is over, let’s avoid the partisan blame game Uh...how convenient. Sorry Mitch, this opinion piece isn't going to shield you from blame this fall, if you make a bad decision with the lives of thousands of students, their parents, grandparents and the communities connected to them. It'll ALL BE ON YOU, …