I Fear the Coronavirus
Fine, I’ll say it: I’m afraid of it, the virus.
For a significant portion of readers, that’s enough to write me off. “It’s just like the flu, but not as bad,” I’ve been told several times already. That response is based on a sound calculation used by Calvin Coolidge that for every ten problems you can see in the distance, only one will ever reach you.
But it looks like it reached us. Seattle’s outbreak has spread across several counties. New York’s is still mostly concentrated in mine,...