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ECU82

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There is nothing wrong with trying to be smart about it as 1 size does not


Fit all. The problem is we don’t have good data on how prevalent the virus is anywhere. We really need to up our game on testing but if anything we are restricting testing further. Increase testing and we will know the rate of infection in a specific area and more area-specific decisions can be made. But just because an area has few reported cases it doesn’t necessarily mean there aren’t many cases there. Not testing does not equal less infection, only less known infection. While the infections may currently be in less impacted populations, that doesn’t mean it will not spread to more vulnerable populations.

If critical care beds are overwhelmed, everyone with a serious illness is at risk, heart attacks, strokes, car accidents, you name it. But we need real data to know where we stand. We don’t have it and I don’t see any actions being taken that will provide it.

(In response to this post by piratelaw)

Posted: 03/25/2020 at 07:31AM



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