Waiting for Godot Metaphor

The “Waiting for Godot Metaphor” for the COVID-19 response is carried forward and in an “Epilogue” a series of questions that have no clear answer are used to guide the discussion. The lead question examines the justification of the WHO Declaration of a Pandemic back in March in light of the heightened socio-economic damage that…

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C.D.C.’s ‘Clarification’ on Coronavirus Testing Offers More Confusion

WASHINGTON — The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, seeking to clarify recommendations on coronavirus testing that incited an uproar, said that “testing may be considered for all close contacts of confirmed or probable Covid-19 patients.” But his clarification may have further confused the issue. The statement by the director, Dr. Robert…

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