Control of the virus is not because of lockdown orders or hashtags. It’s because the public demonstrated astonishing trust in public health experts.
If Hydroxychloroquine fails-and it’s not looking good-my only response will be massive disappointment. Not entirely unexpected, but also a tragedy.
From the BBC, Italy is looking to start easing it’s nation-wide lockdown after that country has suffered the highest death toll of any European nation at 26K+ and counting:
“One pattern we are seeing across the globe is that wherever there was singing and dancing, the virus spread more rapidly”
The data starting to come in on the economic toll of the COVID-19 virus and subsequent social shut-down was expected to be bad, and indeed is off the charts.