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What has Covid-19 taught us?

I'm really tired of talking about Covid-19. The arguments, the politics, the threats, and the unknown feels like a weight around the neck. The way I frame the pandemic is also how I make choices in the future. I think the best question we can ask ourselves is " what have we learned as a society from the pandemic ." Here's my short list: 1) We need to be cleaner Cleaning hands and homes Cleaning and preparing foods Treating sickness with isolation 2) We need to change faster Businesses, Education, Homes need to be adaptable and willing to change Hospitals and clinics need to stop treating Emergency Preparedness as a "nice to have" department 3) We need to be prepared Hospitals and Labs need to be better funded and prepared for pandemics Homes need to think defensively: reduce risks, change behaviors, live differently 4) We need to think globally We didn't get into this mess because of China. They might have started the fire but blaming other countries doe

How will you face the pandemic?

How do we deal with COVID-19, protect ourselves, kids in school and the elderly? Go Ask Ben. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure .” ― Benjamin Franklin Hand washing, sanitizers, shields, masks, distancing and cleaning are the ounce of prevention. Regardless of where you stand on the science or politics in Covid-19, you still have to choose an approach to personally respond to it. If Ben is right, we will always "pay" by the ounce or the pound.