Opening the economy is not the problem — opening without a plan to control the risk is the problem

Three weeks ago, I wrote an op-ed on government plans to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. I was underwhelmed and felt that many were asking the wrong questions. I wrote an op-ed that was published on Fox News today: You can read it here:

Opening the economy is not the problem — opening without a plan to control the risk is the problem

I outline three risk-management strategies that may be the difference between recovery and a second wave:

  1. Regulation of gatherings with super-spreader potential
  2. Face masks required in businesses, in buildings, and on public transit
  3. Robust contact tracing

It’s up to the rest of us to do our part.

Right before the op-ed was published, I tweeted a thread that reflects my more recent musings on the subject of containment and risk management:


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