Dr. Osterholm on the virus. David Quammen writes in Spillover that our individual behaviors will make the difference.: wearing a mask, coughing into a elbow, not going on a plane or to work when you are sick, etc..... He also has anew book about how evolution can spread horizontally, by horizontal gene transfer, or infective heredity. he has a new book the Tangled Web.
Virus Warning - It will spread until each of us has a close relative who has died. Then will we change our behavior.
Ed Yong is a wise person concerning the virus. He wrote the neat book, I Contain Multitudes. He has a new article in the Atlantic. We need fast tests, contact tracing, a good health care system, and paid sick leave. Article There is also a Democracy interview Democracy Now.
article Osterholm says we need to treat the virus like a wildfire and strategically shut down hot spots to prevent the spread. We need "honest, effective leadership; and quickly undertook mitigation, testing and contract tracing"
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.