HOW THE SECOND SURGE OF THE FIRST WAVE WILL CRIPPLE THE NATION’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY

Credit card data and other economic markers (Open Table reservations) during late February and early March demonstrated that Americans pressed "pause" on the economy well before states initiated shut downs and restrictions—demonstrating that a solid percentage of Americans understand the dangers of a global pandemic.When several states (notably Texas, Arizona, and Florida) reopened early (in …

What other states can learn from the THREE STOOGES OF THE COVID19 PANDEMIC (Governors Abbot, Ducey and DeSantis)

New Florida coronavirus record with 9,000 new cases; state shuts down alcohol at bars Texas Pauses Reopening as Virus Cases Soar Across the South and West How Arizona ‘lost control of the epidemic’ #1 GOVERNORS MUST LEARN, RELEARN OR FINALLY PAY ATTENTION TO THE TIME LAG BETWEEN NEW CASE INFECTIONS, HOSPITALIZATIONS AND DEATHS.Nobody does a …

More testing doesn’t skew the data to “make us look bad.” It gives us the critical information we need to fight COVID19.

A friend's question sent me down a data rabbit hole this morning. Fortunately, I thoroughly enjoy crunching the numbers, since analyzing pandemic data predictions led to my first book. Fond memories. The question was essentially: If we test more than a smaller EU nation, won't that skew the number of cases to make it look …

Asymptomatic, Pre-symptomatic…call it what you will. The bottom line? PEOPLE WITHOUT SYMPTOMS ARE SPREADING COVID19. There’s no doubt about this.

ASK YOURSELF THIS SIMPLE QUESTION. Would you sip from the straw of someone who tested positive for COVID19, but currently shows no symptoms? Would you let them sneeze in your uncovered face? Would you let them do that to your elderly parent? Or your child? OF COURSE YOU WOULDN'T. Science has proven that infected people …

TWO WEEK ROUNDUP

Two weeks ago, I buckled down to finish a manuscript due on June 1st. WHAT A DIFFERENCE TWO WEEKS CAN MAKE. Unfortunately, right alongside what looks to be one of the most significant civil rights moments in U.S. history—WE'RE STILL IN A PANDEMIC KILLING 1,000 AMERICANS AND 5,000 WORLD CITIZENS A DAY. THESE ARE TRULY …

MAY 16-17 ROUNDUP

A FEW NEW WHITE HOUSE AND GOP STATE STRATEGIES TO COMBAT COVID19 1. CLOSE YOUR EYES AND MAKE IT GO AWAY. Trump says “if we didn’t do any testing, we would have very few cases.” THAT'S ONE WAY TO TACKLE THE PROBLEM. 2. OR you could go with Team Trump Pushes CDC to Revise Down …

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 …