Going ‘back to normal’ too soon could be catastrophe

People, I don’t think, realize how dangerous the pandemic situation is.

They’re clamoring for a lock-down ease without fully appreciating how finely balance we are between safety and a massive catastrophe. The current situation was sparked by a few infected persons leaving China and we have stemmed widespread devastation by quickly introducing “lockdown” and “social distancing.” Now, instead of a few from China we have millions infected who could transfer the disease in a flash.

One can only imagine the carnage “back to normal” would cause with this number of carriers about.

No wonder the CDC is being ultra-careful about easing restrictions.

Len St. Clare

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