Containing Covid-19

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With the coronavirus causing school to be cancelled, my son brought his school work home. He shared with us a Greek mythology worksheet about Pandora’s Box. If you aren’t familiar, the Greek god Zeus gave a wedding present to beautiful Pandora but instructed her not to open it. Like many of us, impatience and curiosity got the best of her and she opened it anyway, which caused a lot of new problems.

Similarly, with Covid-19, this new virus, is already out of the box. This is a global pandemic and we are being asked to be patient and conform to social distancing to help slow down the spread. This is our current challenge. Every day we hear about sporting events, concerts, schools, and travel plans being cancelled. This is the best-known method to slow the spread of Covid-19. The less we are mixing and mingling, the less the virus is spreading.




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