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.
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.