You may be dying of COVID-19 without knowing it…

This post will attempt to answer the following questions:

  1. Why is COVID-19 so dangerous?
  2. Why are people losing their sense of smell?
  3. Why are people dying suddenly?
  4. How do I stay safe if I am infected?
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How we can get out of this crisis

This post will attempt to answer the following questions:

  1. How can we get people back to work and restart the economy without increasing spread of disease?
  2. How do we make sure people who are allowed back in the workplace are not a risk to the population as a whole?
  3. How do we enforce this?
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What is exponential growth?

This post will attempt to answer the following questions:

  1. What does exponential growth mean?
  2. Why is everyone so freaked out about the coronavirus when more people died of the flu this year?

Let’s say I offered you the following proposition. Would you rather I gave you;

  1. One penny on day one, two pennies on day two, four pennies on day three, and continue to double every day for 30 days or
  2. $1,000,000.
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When can I get out of isolation?

This post will answer these questions:

  1. How long do I have to isolate myself if I get sick with COVID-19?
  2. I heard 7 days and I heard 14 days, what’s the deal with that?
  3. What if I am still coughing?

It’s been a bit up and down for me down here in the basement.  Yesterday afternoon, I had a couple hours where I didn’t feel great.  It was nothing terrible, just a bit more of ick  than the day before.  An hour in bed and it passed. I hope it’s the last gasp of the dying coronavirus particles.  This morning my usual coughing fits are not intense.  This all has brought into the fore the question of when I can be released from my maximum security prison.  Granted I will only be paroled to house arrest like the rest of the country, but I’ve got to get out of this basement.  

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