Are you tired of the Pandemic? Are you through with the Pandemic? Well the Pandemic is not “through” with you. This latest report warns:
US Covid-19 cases will begin to rapidly accelerate in a week as the country topped 60,000 new infections Tuesday — triple what the daily average was back in June, when restrictions had begun to ease.
Here is the case for Indiana on October 21st
In April when cases were peaking at 700 per day, Governor Holcomb and the state of Indiana instituted work-from-home policies along with a general lockdown that included bars and restaurants. Look at today — there are over 1,700 cases per day and still rising. And here in Indiana there is talk of ending work-from-home and bringing people back into the buildings.
What the hell is going on? The virus is spreading faster than it did in the spring. I spoke with my boss today and told him I was frankly worried. I don’t want to catch this disease. People my age and with my pre-existing conditions are suffering greatly even after recovering even if they don’t die outright. What if I’m required to go back to work?
What we need is a plan that incorporates reasonable precautions that does not result in economic ruin. But who is going to formulate and put into practice such a plan? Is such a plan possible? Or are we just doomed to having the coronavirus burn through our population until mass herd immunity is reached, assuming that is even possible? Maybe if Biden is elected he will let Fauci take the lead in the pandemic response. One can hope- and hope seems hard to come by these days…