What Coronavirus Looks Like

As residents who live within just a few miles of the epicenter of the coronavirus in the United States, we get to experience firsthand all the chaos, confusion, fear, and panic as leaders of all different levels — from local churches all the way up to the Governor — try to decide how to respond to this crisis.

From where we sit, there’s not enough information and too much fearmongering. There are not enough calm facts and too much breathless (pun intended) rhetoric. Leaders are making decisions based on shaky foundations, as facts about the virus’ virulence, transmission, incubation period, and fatality rate all remain unknown. Continue Reading >>