You can be certain that the terrorists of the world are taking note: learning from what's happening. They now know that they don't have to kill huge numbers of people to make germ warfare successful--they just need to kill enough that panic takes hold and economies including the world's two largest--the US & China--get hit hard by the aftermath.
Some retailers began restricting sales of hand sanitizer and other items on which people were stocking up fearing the worst.
If there has ever been a time when America needed to put aside its political differences and come together, it's now.
“We are all in this together,” President Trump said. He said he plans to take emergency action soon to provide financial relief to workers who are quarantined or caring for others due to coronavirus.
Hospitals have restricted visitation; some states have banned large gatherings. At some places, schools have closed.
Many years ago, long before many of our readers were born, another US President, Franklin Roosevelt, said it well in his inaugural address...
America and the world were entering the dark days of the Great Depression; the optimism of the 1920s was gone. Roosevelt uttered the famous line: "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself."
During World War II, the English often used the acronym: KCCO. It stood for "keep calm, carry on." As German bombs and rockets descended on them, the English managed to endure. Eventually, Hitler's army would be defeated, but at times, things looked bleak.
We are beginning a period that will test our ability to 'keep calm & carry on.' I don't think the coronavirus (COVID-19) was a terrorist action and I'm not willing to buy into any of the conspiracy theories. This, too, will pass.
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