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The hospital problem is simple: most people don't need one - but those that do need intensive care, evntinators, and skilled help. If they don't get it, they die. Sometimes, even if they do get it, they die.
And hospitals don't have an infinite supply of ventilators (or beds, nurses, doctors, ...) because if they did, they wouldn't have any money left to buy MRI machines, CT Scanners, operating suites, and so on. So the idea is to slow the rate down so that the number of emergency case arriving at hospital is less than or equal to the resources available that they need. If it exceeds them, people will die, and if it exceeds them by a large amount, then a lot of people will die: and they are mostly mothers, fathers, grand parents - the part of the population that is less healthy to start with.
And as for the "return to normal" bit: if we can get past the worst of it, then the large bulk of the population should - in theory - have built up a natural immunity to it, so until it mutates again (as colds and flu viruses do each year) the outbreaks should be "containable" and although it'll probably be with us forever now, just as colds and flu are the effects should be a lot less extreme (as our immune systems are used to a variant of it already they get a "leg up" on the mutated version).
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The general principle is that virtually everyone will get it and hopefully immunity. To get immunity you either get it by being infected or bypass the virus infection via a vaccine. Take your pick, but delaying the spread give the hospitals a fighting chance, give the vaccination developers a chance, give the vulnerable a chance.
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People who are averse to, are:
1. Company founders/owners. (Not the Hired CXOs )
2. People who fell sick or had their loved ones fall sick, out of stock on Medicines & groceries.
3. People whose salaries are cut
4. people who has already put all their money in share markets
5. The Chinese
The guys who thrive and extract a 'field day' even in this situation:
1. Who are healthy, not affected and stocked up the groceries & Sanitizers!
2. Hired CXOs - they don't really care as long as there's a genuine reason for the slowdown
3. People whose salaries are not cut & allowed to work from home
4. People who stocked up bucks & waited for investing in Stock markets
5. The French
You can't imagine the huge relief we all felt when they told us it was only a bank robbery!
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