How will we ever come out of lockdown without the virus roaring back? There's only one way, people. We know what it is. We just have to do it.
"We can either lockdown until we have a vaccine (12–18 months), or we can ramp up free widespread testing (1 month) and get back to business." h/t:
Free, Widespread Testing Is The Only Way America Goes Back to Normal
Another great post explaining why only TESTING AND TRACKING can end the shutdowns and let us go back to our lives.
If we test everyone, we can isolate the infected and prevent them from infecting others, get the pandemic under control, and restart the economy.
"We can either lockdown until we have a vaccine (12–18 months), or we can ramp up free widespread testing (1 month) and get back to business."
1. Things look grim now but there is one path forward: free widespread testing until a vaccine is found. If we have a universal testing system, it should be possible to both contain the virus and have a functioning economy. This post explains the logic
Free, Widespread Testing Is The Only Way America Goes Back to Normal
Crucially (click through), in order to do this you need to be able to detect and identify infection anywhere and for any individual, so once again
“Lockdown does not defeat the virus. It merely buys time for deployment of a vaccine or widespread testing.”
Agree, the medium game is this: (A short, blunt article about the One Neat Trick we need to do to resume some semblance of normalcy prior to full vaccine deployment)