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Daniel Pfeffer29-Sep-20 15:48
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Since you asked...
  1. Masks and "social distancing" should have been the order of the day from the day the virus' lethality was known. Even if masks are not fully effective in preventing inhalation of individual virus particles, they certainly prevent large drops (that may contain virus particles) from escaping. Keeping away from potentially infected people is only good sense.
  2. As soon as the death toll among older people became apparent, all old age homes should have been isolated. Using them for COVID-19 patients, as was done in New York, was criminally irresponsible.
  3. Old people who are not in old-age homes should have been advised to quarantine themselves.
These three simple, common-sensical recommendations could have saved many of the most vulnerable group - the elderly.
  1. COVID-19 is a coronavirus, like the flu virus, but probably more deadly. As soon as this was established, populations vulnerable to the flu virus (the elderly, people with underlying conditions) should have been advised to self-quarantine.
Some of the above was done, but usually too late.
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