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Over the past few weeks, I’ve been growing increasingly frustrated with how my family has been responding to my suggestions on how to respond to and prep for the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic, especially as it reaches an unfortunate tipping point in the US. Instead of venting about the US Government’s response (their reckoning will come), I’m focusing on the people closest to me.
When reports of Italy’s hospital infrastructure distress started to disseminate on Monday, March 9th, I was compelled to write a pleading letter to my family: suggestions on how to mitigate as much risk as possible for our aging, high-risk parents (as well as ourselves) and enough data to back it. Titled “What to do now before COVID-19/coronavirus cases explode in the US”. Direct. Comprehensive. …