[LMB] OT: Pandemic response

Pat Mathews mathews55 at msn.com
Thu Apr 2 14:15:52 BST 2020


Governor deSantis shut down the entire state of Florida yesterday afternoon. Some people I know are saying "High time!"
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From: Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold-bounces at lists.herald.co.uk> on behalf of A. Marina Fournier <saffronrose at me.com>
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Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: Pandemic response

On Mar 28, 2020, at 9:01 AM, Rebecca Price <becca7108 at gmail.com> wrote:
> My fear is that if some place don't shut down and shelter in place, there
> will be little reservoirs of the virus. As New Orleans shows, all it takes
> is one or two people to travel to some place to set off a major
> infestation. So, say, Michigan does shut down and shelter in place, and the
> number of cases over the next few weeks declines and Michigan decides to
> reopen.

I agree.
Tourists traveling to Ft Lauderdale for spring break are responsible for a lot of spread.

https://www.miaminewtimes.com/slideshow/photos-spring-break-on-fort-lauderdale-beach-2020-11599306

https://www.complex.com/life/2020/03/phone-location-data-heat-map-coronavirus-still-traveling

> Someone from another state that didn't shut down comes to visit
> family, and infects people who escaped the first wave... and we've got a
> second wave happening, and more people die.

The areas in China that have lifted shelter in place ARE seeing a second wave.

A. Marina Fournier
Valley of Heart’s Delight, CA
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