My new book on COVID-19, APOLLO'S ARROW, is out in October with . I am very grateful for the kind endorsements of Paul Farmer, , , , Michael Kortya, William Nordhaus, and
Many of the figures and ideas in this thread are taken from my book, that comes out in two days with : APOLLO’S ARROW: THE PROFOUND AND ENDURING IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON THE WAY WE LIVE. #APOLLOSARROW 6/
Right on schedule, the second wave of COVID19. :-( As discussed in #APOLLOSARROW , this is wholly expected and there will ultimately quite likely be more than 500,000 deaths in the USA before the pandemic ends.
The history, present, and ultimate end of the COVID-19 pandemic are described in my book, APOLLO’S ARROW: THE PROFOUND AND ENDURING IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON THE WAY WE LIVE, published by on October 27, 2020. 20/
My new book on COVID-19, APOLLO'S ARROW, is out in October with I am very grateful for the kind endorsements of Paul Farmer, , , , Michael Kortya, William Nordhaus, and #APOLLOSARROW
During past pandemics, including the 1890 and 1918 pandemics, many world leaders contracted infections, as discussed in #APOLLOSARROW (). We are seeing this again in 2020, with Johnson, Bolsonaro, and Trump. 3/
As discussed in #APOLLOSARROW, out on October 27 , the many steps necessary before widespread vaccination takes place may mean it does not arrive before we reach herd immunity anyway, in 2022 or so. So a vaccine may not materially shorten the pandemic. 3/
As discussed in , in all serious epidemics, people WANT to self delude. Fine essay by : "Those staged pictures are what a lot of people want to see, and that false reassurance is what a lot of people want to hear."
During past pandemics, including in 1890 and 1918, many world leaders contracted infections, as discussed in #APOLLOSARROW (). We are seeing this again in 2020, with Johnson, Bolsonaro, and Trump. It partly relates to politicians having bigger networks. 28/
Just two weeks to the publication of #APOLLOSARROW (), so here is a little video teaser, via
Just six weeks until the publication of #APOLLOSARROW on the profound and enduring impact of #COVID19 on the way we live via
As discussed in Apollo’s Arrow (), any *combination* of responses may be adequate. But a person, family, firm, or nation must implement at least some interventions, and they must do more than just one or two! #APOLLOSARROW 5/
An early (starred) review of #APOLLOSARROW via The book appears October 27.
Looking so forward to talking about (I cannot remember the date we locked down, I hope!).
And this historical case highlights another broader idea, which is one theme of APOLLO’S ARROW: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live the challenges posed by epidemics have always been a part of our history. 30/
And this book, APOLLO’S ARROW: THE PROFOUND AND ENDURING IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON THE WAY WE LIVE, out October 27 via explains how, while plagues have always afflicted our species, the experience is new to *us.* 24/
I dedicated Apollo's Arrow to Renée Fox, and she read drafts of it and gave me feedback, just two months ago (as she did with all my books). I had planned to send her the first copy off the press. :-(
Just one month to go to publication of #APOLLOSARROW, my account of the onset, course, and likely end of the COVID19 pandemic