Category Archives: COVID-19

My thoughts on the developing COVID-19 outbreak.

What Would I Do?

Someone asked me what I would do if I was in charge during the COVID-19 crisis. Here is my answer.

|24 Mar 2020

Always Check the Math

I just learned something new about COVID1-9, and it reminds me of my mantra to “never believe any number given to you without double-checking the math.” We all now know that the death rate for the flu is 0.1 percent.

|19 Mar 2020

Echoes of 2008

The current COVID-19 crisis reminds me in some ways of the mortgage crisis.

|19 Mar 2020

COVID-19 Spread in China—Why Was It So Slow?

The way the virus outbreak developed in China has bothered me for many days. If COVID-19 is spread by close contact, China should have had an epidemic in every major city in China. It was at least two months before they started shutting things down.

|17 Mar 2020



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