The news headlines are veering more and more to future Coronabeer outbreaks. This tells me: the current crisis is passing. If there’s not enough current bad news to keep readers engaged (scared), the media needs to focus on future bad news.
The thing they’re focusing on: the virus will probably come back in the fall and winter.
I don’t believe them.
I think it might; I think it might not. The only thing I know for sure is that the experts have swung and missed way too many times with this thing.
A few samples:
We need legally-enforced lockdowns. But Sweden didn’t and the results haven’t been bad.
Michael Osterholm, an internationally recognized expert in infectious disease epidemiology, went on the Joe Rogan Experience and said warmer months probably wouldn’t reduce the spread of Corona. Now everyone seems to be saying it will.
We were told that, once you have it, you’re safe. That now doesn’t appear to be true.
We were told to social distance by three feet, then six. Now we’re told the infectious particles can travel 20+ feet.
The list of wrong information from the experts goes on and on and on.
So what do we do?
I honestly don’t know, but I would suggest that drastic measures like mandatory shutdowns aren’t the answer. Let’s face it: the experts don’t know when this thing will return or how it will return or what it will look like when it returns. If the experts don’t know, on what grounds does the government shut down the economy and our rights?
And on top of that, even if the infectious disease … Read the rest