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National coronavirus response:
A road map to reopening

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Posted By: StormCnter, 3/30/2020 7:56:25 AM

This report provides a road map for navigating through the current COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. It outlines specific directions for adapting our public-health approach away from sweeping mitigation strategies as we limit the epidemic spread of COVID-19, such that we can transition to new tools and approaches to prevent further spread of the disease. The authors outline the steps that can be taken as epidemic transmission is brought under control in different regions. They also suggest measurable milestones for identifying when we can make these transitions and start reopening America for businesses and families.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Urgent Fury 3/30/2020 8:11:34 AM (No. 362678)
We'll, first we'd have to tear down the Berlin Wall. Wait, wrong country, but easy mistake to make these days.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: stablemoney 3/30/2020 8:41:05 AM (No. 362696)
This looks like a roadmap to keep the country closed for a long period of time. Doing all that is listed here would require the rest of the year, and this would never end. This is a roadmap suggested by bureaucrats who want to micromanage every aspect of everyone's lives. No thanks. Who gave you guys the authority to lock people in their homes. I see here we are down to 60 years of age now. How do you get that age?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Strike3 3/30/2020 8:52:52 AM (No. 362713)
Some people will need to learn that business as usual will not resume even after schools and restaurants open. We can easily prevent a resurgence if everyone is careful.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: greyseal 3/30/2020 9:02:01 AM (No. 362723)
What I don't understand is if this disease is so contagious and dangerous, why isn't it burning its way through the homeless community, or through 3rd world h*ll holes where healthcare and sanitary conditions are sub-par? Are we to assume that Argentina or Venezuela had no travelers arriving carrying COVID19 prior to the current awareness? Look at the Johns Hopkins map and ask yourself why are the huge plumes centered over China, Europe, and the US? Why aren't Africa and South American going the way of Iran...? Just sayin'... greyseal
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mass Minority 3/30/2020 9:42:38 AM (No. 362766)
#4 I think that a large part of the reason Africa and South America seem so disease free is that they willfully ignore the disease. These are areas without any real healthcare system to begin with, no resource, ability or desire to test at all, where life expectancy is pretty low to begin with and where all kinds of deadly disease is endemic and rampant. In other words a couple tens of thousands of COVID case would be but a drop in the bucket of total infectious miasma that cloaks these places. The second reason is for the optimists out there ot is quite possible that the lack of reports is due to the overwheling occurance of Malaria, and consequently the common practice of eating hydroxychloroquine like M&M's at a child's birthday party. Large parts of India and Africa use it prophylacticly in large portions of the population.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: AltaD 3/30/2020 10:03:17 AM (No. 362792)
I too view this not as a road map for reopening the nation but a road map for keeping people age 60+ permanently on lockdown.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 3/30/2020 10:15:04 AM (No. 362816)
How about also show people how to strengthen their immune systems holistically with exercise and healthier diets.
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