The Four Levers To Combat Coronavirus

During a call with my fellow Silicon Guild members today, I shared my “three lever” model for addressing the coronavirus crisis. Based on their feedback, I’ve expanded it to four. The key levers that we as a society can pull are: 1. Testing 2. Tracking 3. Treatment 4. Behavior Change These levers are, to a … Continue reading The Four Levers To Combat Coronavirus

Covid-19: Inaction Also Has Economic Impact

One point that most of the “the current shutdown is worse economically than letting 1 million people die” crowd seem to overlook is that the number of deaths is a tiny fraction of those hospitalized. The latest CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) for the coronavirus showed a ratio of 44 deaths to 121 … Continue reading Covid-19: Inaction Also Has Economic Impact

Coronavirus Caution and Hope

Like almost everyone else, I am A) intensely worried about the coronavirus (AKA novel coronavirus AKA Covid 19), B) have zero medical expertise and C) am spending ridiculous amounts of time reading through random items on the Internet to try to make sense of what is going on. Also, events are moving so quickly that … Continue reading Coronavirus Caution and Hope