There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen. – Vladimir Lenin
If you feel like the last few weeks have lasted forever, you’re not alone. Here are my thoughts going forward.
The administration’s reaction to the virus was nonexistent until the market slapped them upside the head. They finally appear to be taking the coronavirus seriously. Everyone else must follow suit if they haven’t already.
Right now, I’m watching for two things.
First, is an increase in mass testing for the coronavirus. That means an abrupt end to social media posts about people being turned away from the ER or doctor’s office because they don’t meet the “requirements” for testing. This has been a horrendous failure of the administration so far.
South Korea has shown the impact mass testing has on slowing the spread of the virus. They set up drive-thru facilities with next day results by phone. They’ve tested over 270,000 people so far, roughly 4,100 tests per million people (while the U.S. was at 26 tests per million people). Continue Reading…