We don’t have to choose between letting millions die and shutting down the economy for 18 months. There’s a third way. We can beat this thing, but we have to act, now. Stop what you’re doing, and read and . It’s that important.
Recent data on COVID19 are scary Feels like we have 2 choices: let millions die or wreck our economy But we don't There is a 3rd choice: Mobilize, act now, and defeat the virus It won't be easy. But we can do it. With in
Frustrated and angry about COVID19? Feeling like we are losing the battle? In , and I lay out a plan for how we turn things around. It won't be easy. But we are more than capable of defeating this 120 nanometer enemy
This is exactly right. Phase 1: Social/ Physical Distancing for 4-8 weeks to flatten the curve Phase 2: A New Normal Returns in Summer Phase 3: Massive/ Universal Testing & Isolation of those with the virus combined with better therapies Phase 4: Vaccine
"We can make things better; it’s not too late. But we have to be willing to act." and offer a strategy for beating the coronavirus pandemic: That's me and at right now.
The White House must read this. The US must rapidly build up medical infrastructure for the coming storm this fall. We should buy time now, ramp up testing for all citizens and strengthen our medical systems. If we don’t, the Fall will be disastrous.
👇🏽Urgent steps to beat COVID-19 over 18 mo. As we distance, we must massively mobilize medical resources and prepare for the worst in Fall/Winter. Critical to test all and isolate the ill. Pls. Read This Is How We Beat the Coronavirus - The Atlantic
I concur with the authors here. If we understand, and we are prepared to changs, we will minimize loss.
I know a lot of my tweets have been trying to make you realize how serious COVID-19 is. But there's room for hope. To get to a better place, though, we need to act. and I lay out the argument in . Here's a more optimistic thread.
Maintaining #socialdistancing will buy the U.S. time to beat #COVID19—time to ramp up testing & strengthen the medical infrastructure—write & : "We can make things better; it's not too late. But we have to be willing to act."
Also, if you have not seen it, this piece by and is so so very good. It gets to the core of the discussions many of us have been having the past few days. Please read and share!
I like how this article calls 'test, isolate, find contacts & quarantine' a suppression measure instead of a containment measure, because America doesn't like the term containment. I'm tired of semantics & jargon. Can we take this obvious approach finally?
One of the best battle-plans I've seen.
Proposed path forward. Thx “We can create a third path...We could develop tests that are fast, reliable, and ubiquitous. If we screen everyone, and do so regularly, we can let most people return to a more normal life.”
Further, we need to start thinking about the long game now. The Fall is going to be much worse. I can't recommend you read this by me and more. Please do.
This is so important.
“Mitigation can buy us time, but only suppression can get us to where we need to be.”
"We can make things better; it’s not too late. But we have to be willing to act." and offer a strategy for beating the coronavirus pandemic
"We can make things better; it’s not too late. But we have to be willing to act." and offer a strategy for beating the coronavirus pandemic
“This Is How We Beat the Coronavirus”
This is sobering, but it’s also the first somewhat hopeful outlook I’ve read — things are very bad, but if *we* are good and compassionate and smart, theres a way through
Option 1: Economic collapse Option 2: Lots die Option 3: Non-existent test developed overnight that is: * Effective very early in COVID * Very sensitive & specific * Cheap Let's go with option 3! Someone go invent it stay!
From and , a bracing view on how we beat the coronavirus
There are much more important things to talk about. You're wasting time.
Go read the whole thing. This Is How We Can Beat the Coronavirus
“We could develop tests that are fast, reliable, and ubiquitous. If we screen everyone, and do so regularly, we can let most people return to a more normal life.” Why can no one tell me why we aren’t testing people like crazy?! #coronavirus #COVID19
"We can make things better; it's not too late. But we have to be willing to act." and offer a strategy for beating the coronavirus pandemic
This article, from people who actually know what they are talking about, tends to confirm my amateur sense that the only politically feasible and ethically tolerable response is a (nonetheless very difficult) mass-testing moonshot.
"We can make things better; it's not too late. But we have to be willing to act." and offer a strategy for beating the coronavirus pandemic
This Is How We Can Beat the Coronavirus Mitigation can buy us time, but only suppression can get us to where we need to be. 19MAR20 Aaron E Carroll Professor at Indiana University School of Medicine Ashish Jha Professor, Global Health, Harvard
This Is How We Beat the Coronavirus - The Atlantic
Hope isn’t a feeling—it’s a plan. “We can create a third path. We can decide to meet this challenge head-on. It is absolutely within our capacity to do so.”
“We can decide to meet this challenge head-on...We could develop tests that are fast, reliable, and ubiquitous. If we screen everyone, and do so regularly, we can let most people return to a more normal life.”
"We can make things better; it's not too late. But we have to be willing to act." and offer a strategy for beating the coronavirus pandemic
The core of the most compelling piece I've read recently on how to save ppl without long term econ disaster , is scaling up testing, esp. #serological testing that could allow previously infected ppl to know if they are immune. IMO, we still need testing.
Thoughtful piece by & Ashish Jha. This Is How We Can Beat the #Coronavirus. #COVID19
This is a good/important read--> "We can make things better; it's not too late. But we have to be willing to act." and offer a strategy for beating the coronavirus pandemic
This Is How We Can Beat the Coronavirus
Our options: 1 Don’t change from now 2 Aggressive long term closure 3 Test, Test, Test everyone to isolate the virus, reduce the duration and death rate 1 = 2.2 million American dead 2 = 18 months of close everything 3 = fighting back to win
"We can create a third path...[to] develop tests that are fast, reliable, and ubiquitous..massively strengthen our medical infrastructure &... pour vast sums of intellectual and financial resources" into a vaccine. &
Time to fight fire with science! “And, most importantly, we need to pour vast sums of intellectual and financial resources into developing a vaccine that would finally bring this nightmare to a close.” & . #covid19
I woke up in the night thinking: We have to quarantine ourselves until there’s a vaccine. 18 mo or more. 🙁 That’s the only way. Well I read this & I’m both right & wrong. This is really good to read
"We can make things better; it's not too late. But we have to be willing to act." and offer a strategy for beating the coronavirus pandemic
Glad to see that people who know much more than me agree on this
This Is How We Beat the Coronavirus - The Atlantic
If you missed this one yesterday, it's from two giants on public health front and worth a read
Stay vigilant! This us alarming. Much more people are likely to die next winter from the pandemic, and how to beat it by testing everyone every week or so!
Read this. A case for optimism. From and The window is narrow, though
"Some Americans are in denial, and others are feeling despair. Both sentiments are understandable...This country has faced massive threats before and risen to the challenge; we can do it again. We just need to decide to make it happen."
"All of the difficult actions we are taking now to flatten the curve aren’t just intended to slow the rate of infection to levels the health-care system can manage. They’re also meant to buy us time." How we can beat #COVID19:
This Is How We Can Beat the #coronavirus: Mitigation can buy us time, but only suppression can get us to where we need to be. via &