[LMB] OT: News from my Home front
tidsel at protonmail.com
Mon Apr 13 09:17:21 BST 2020
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On Sunday, April 12, 2020 8:22 PM, quietann <quietann at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 6, 2020, 10:49 PM Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net wrote:
> > That is the main thing “flattening the curve” is about. It doesn’t
> > guarantee fewer people will get sick. It just makes the curve flatter,
> > with the peak more manageable.
> The thing is, though, that there will be waves of COVID19 illness until
> enough of us have been infected, or there is a vaccine, to have herd
> immunity. That's pretty scary to me. Singapore is having their second wave
> now, as is China. From what I've read, they're handling it well, not the
> least because they now know what to expect.
> The other things Singapore has are trust in authorities, and a functional
> public health system.
A well deserved trust it would seem. It is very interesting that the most non democratic nations are doing better, because they can do what they like..Exception is Germany who is handling it well. They have a good leader.
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