“Harvard researchers: Social distancing during COVID-19 may have to be turned on and off like a spigot: It’s unlikely one single, long stretch of “social distancing” is going to solve COVID-19 for the US before a vaccine arrives, say Harvard researchers. Instead, it may be necessary to keep having periodic intervals of quarantine until the US healthcare system is fortified.”
In the light of the concerns raised in the two articles above, perhaps it’s time, yet again, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to be condemned for having amassed a substantial “rainy-day fund” prior to the arrival of the novel coronavirus. The Church’s greed has put it in a position where it can not only ensure its own survival but is able to help others in need. Damnable!
In local news:
This next item doesn’t please me. If we want to move on with life and business, we need to decisively break the back of this pandemic. Prolonging the agony is not a good strategy:
“Utahns have earned a C for social isolation efforts. Here’s why: GPS data says the Beehive State has reduced travel since the novel coronavirus pandemic by 27%, although some counties are doing better than others”
Here’s an optimistic take — time will tell whether it’s too optimistic — on the current COVID-19 situation:
Followed up by this:
This is also worth a look:
If any readers would like to share ideas with others here about how to minister to neighbors and ward members and family and friends during this time of stress and “social distancing,” I would certainly welcome that.
And, in case you missed it: