Apocalypse Now

“I alone can fix it.”

As a writer, I have given a lot of thought to the Apocalypse and how it would start. I have seen the Outbreak movies and the Global Disaster films. I honestly thought we would have a plan.

Social Distancing, Herd Immunity and R0

Social Distancing, Herd Immunity and R0

How fast and how far can Covid 19 spread? Well.. I’ve seen the R0 as high as R3 and as low as R2. For the graphic below Covid 19 is given the R0 of R2.3.

Herd immunity is disease-specific and is influenced by the ease with which the disease spreads from person to person, or the level of contagiousness.

Covid-19, CSI, First Responders & Shoes

Covid-19, like many, maybe all, viruses cannot be killed but until it runs out of steam and returns to a quiet state in the animal kingdom, we need to be vigilant.