The Pandemic and Interventions

There’s a lot to be said for checking online editions of the New York Times and the Washington Pose. For example, in today’s Times, William Kristoff and colleagues display an interactive graph based on professional research. It’s critically important to put the brakes on the natural exponential rise in cases of people infected with the coronavirus infection. This can be accomplished by aggressive interventions described in the article. You can be the virtual policy decider by moving a vertical bar on the graph that represents the date you initiate aggressive interventions. It’s an enlightening exercise. Hundreds of thousands of lives are at stake.