It is not a pretty picture. 1/
If we use the benchmark of South Korea, we would have fewer than 2000 deaths. Even if we did as well as the world average we would have 11,500 not 72k.3/
Of course the number one place COVID-19 spreads is the home but never mind that. 15/
Not sure eugenics is at work? What if the target of COVID-19 were children? People of European origin? people who owned horses?
Would we think about 2000 deaths every day differently? More troubling? 21/
Is our policy response the same as it would be if that were different? 22/
But like internment camps, Katrina, family separation & nurses and doctors without PPE, the ugly history of discarded lives will be written too. 30/