[ExI] Some virus statistics

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 13:57:02 UTC 2020

Our Mississippi governor has finally seen the light.  Not wearing one for
months and not mandating it for anyone, he finally issued the order, which
he says has no real legal stance.

The last word on all of this will be Yogi Berra's:  "It ain't over until
it's over."

bill w

On Tue, Jul 14, 2020 at 8:36 AM John Clark via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 14, 2020 at 8:42 AM William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>  > But there is some good news, yesterday for the first time since March
>>> New York City did not have a single death from the virus.   john
>> *> Is this rather definitive evidence that masks work?  Nothing else has
>> been done, I assume.    bill w*
> It's not the total answer but you get more bang for your buck with
> facemasks than with just about anything else, it's a no brainer, it's the
> very first thing you should do because it's cheap and easy and helps quite
> a lot, but unfortunately Trump decided to make facemasks part of the
> culture wars which severely limited its use, especially in red states.
> A National Mask Mandate Could Save The U.S. Economy $1 Trillion, Goldman
> Sachs Says
> <https://www.forbes.com/sites/sarahhansen/2020/06/30/a-national-mask-mandate-could-save-the-us-economy-1-trillion-goldman-sachs-says/#cdb41d956f18>
> In addition New York City shut everything down and didn't reopen again
> until the virus had reached very low levels. In contrast, on the very day
> that Florida had by far the largest number of new COVID-19 cases that ANY
> state had EVER had, Disney, with the encouragement of the Republican
> governor, decided to reopen the largest amusement park in the world!
> John K Clark
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