COVID-19 (Coronavirus 2019) is dominating the. news right now. It sounds scary. It is scary. It threatens health with many deaths expected as the pandemic is established. Research for treatment and prevention methods are going to be very expensive. The stock market is much lower because of the uncertainty introduced into sales predictions of goods and services. Medications and inoculations will be expensive as will hospital stays and quarantine costs.
If there are ways to promote smart behaviors to cut the chances that the virus is passed between two individuals, a large number of cases may be avoided due to better information sharing and behavioral changes.
Ir is not a big deal to design and implement some protocols for cutting transmission rates. The cost will be extremely low per individual and can be up and running in a matter of weeks.
Some ideas are shown in the mind map below. Click to expand the size.
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