This article presents a situation that is likely to worsen as days progress.
And I think you would too, that is, if you haven’t watched it already.
Hope you friends have been well. There has been a dry spell of articles and posts this past week as your host was under the weather- a bad cold and bike injury. I seem to be getting better on both fronts.
I found this Article which I think is good.
They also say not to raise our hopes about a vaccine coming out soon. A safe vaccine is still months or years away.
Keep safe every one and have a pleasant weekend.
By Adam Przeworski – Democratic governments have implemented measures similar to those by autocracies in response to the pandemic. Are these value trade-offs temporary experiments, or will they be here to stay?COVID-19 reveals the fragility of our values
Give me liberty or give me death appears, at these times that we live in to be an aberration. Billions have chosen life.
Hunger or Covid19? That’s the million dollar question for the daily wage earners.
Most of the posts on Covid19 I have read are either about the dead, the economic impacts of the control measures or those questioning the rationale of the restrictions put in many places around the world.
The authors of this post look at a different dimension, but still important in the covid19 pandemic- governance. Do you think your leaders were deluding themselves- take the case of Magafuli who has said Tanzanians should continue going to church as they can’t get the virus there- or manipulating the populace- think China and claims of censorship?
[..]the old advice that tells us that politics, sex and spirituality are best kept private
For those opposed to lockdowns
As I was walking online, I saw these questions
8. If deaths from this virus were disproportionately occurring among younger, otherwise healthy, middle-to-upper-middle-class, and white Americans, would you still be as cavalier about opening everything back up and taking the risks associated with doing so?
Should keep their zippers closed for a while or use good old rubber. Chinese researchers have found traces of the virus in semen after these men have recovered.
End of public service announcement
With the classic trolley problem?
there is no vaccine for covid19? it is a possibility you know. decades later we have no vaccine for AIDS, dengue fever & you need flu shots almost yearly. what will the world look like? what restrictions will have in place for a world with covid19 but no vaccine?