The Novel Coronavirus Feels Like a Tsunami

I was having a conversation with some colleagues, and experienced a light bulb moment.

The thought began like this:

Continuing with the tsunami analogy, consider also these parallels:

There are models which give us insight into what sort of trajectory the novel coronavirus is going to take, in various geographies. Nonetheless, it is difficult for the models themselves to account for the great many variables of play, such as how long it will potentially take to get people tested, and to what extent individuals limit their physical contact with others.

Examples of such models:

As this crisis plays out, we are all going to learn a lot about each other. At this moment in time, we are truly a global community, and we have the opportunity to rise to the occasion, letting our better selves emerge, and finding ways to support each other through this momentous challenge.

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