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 …

ON THE SCIENCE FRONT: Vaccines at “Warp Speed” and New Treatment Shows Promise in trials.

"OPERATION WARP SPEED" — Several pharmaceutical manufacturers, to include Johnson and Johnson, Oxford, Pfizer and others plan to accelerate their vaccine development efforts to produce a viable COVID19 vaccine for wide distribution before the end of 2020. Trump administration launching operation to accelerate development of coronavirus vaccine New treatment, Remdesivir, shows reduction in illness severity. …

U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Higher Than Reported

9000 MORE deaths (beyond those attributed to COVID19) than normal reported across SEVEN states between March 11 and April 8, suggesting a significant undercount of coronavirus related fatalities. U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Is Far Higher Than Reported, C.D.C. Data Suggests "It’s difficult to know whether the differences between excess deaths and the official counts of …

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)

A must read list to understand THE ONLY REAL WAY OUT OF THIS—CRUSHING THE CURVE.

Who are the authors of these articles and why should we pay attention? Before I briefly introduce them, I'll say this. THEY'VE BEEN RIGHT ABOUT THIS FROM JANUARY. Nassim Nicholas Taleb, distinguished professor of risk engineering at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering. Yaneer Bar-Yam, president of the New England Complex System Institute. Joseph …