Here is comprehensive Ed Yong article on the Corona virus. He says that we need to emphasize disease prevention and science; to have leadership from the top on wearing masks, testing, gloves, aprons, contact tracing, quarantining- not self-centered blaming, distraction , and inaction. Now there are some virus cases where the patients suffer long lasting waves of severe symptoms without ever being sick enough to go to the hospital. I Contain Multitudes is his amazing book on how microbes such as bacteria and fungi combine to make our immune system and digestive systems work. More articles by Ed Yong.
He mentioned that over 400 health care workers have died from treating Covid patients. Also, he said it will take a long time before herd immunity would limit the spread, and that that will not help individuals.
"We must curb the high risk trade and consumption of wildlife, halt deforestation and land conversion, as well as manage food production sustainably."
"If we do not do things differently, we are finished," she said. "We can't go on very much longer like this."-Jane Goodall
Michael Osterholm, leader of MN public health and of CDC, explains the details of what we face.
Insurance cos. are increasing the fees to patients, decreasing the payment to doctors, and kicking out doctors from being in-network.