[ExI] next county

John Clark johnkclark at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 21:11:45 UTC 2020

On Wed, Aug 5, 2020 at 4:53 PM Dylan Distasio via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

*> I don't know that your assertion on current R0s for CV-19 compared to
> the flu is accurate. **I will acknowledge that it is not the same R0 as
> if we did absolutely nothing, but even in hotspots, it is not extremely
> high with social distancing/large gathering bans implemented.*

And social distancing and even simple facemask usage is exactly what some
politicians, but certainly not any expert epidemiologists, want to stop
because they think projecting an image of normalcy will help them in the
November election. And things don't look normal if everybody is wearing
facemasks and are standing 6 feet apart.

 John K Clark
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