“Men who never have had the experience of trying, in the midst of an epidemic, to remain calm and keep experimental conditions, do not realize in the security of their laboratories what one has to contend with.” — Sinclair Lewis, Arrowsmith

The Perfect Storm of Empathy

“Independent fact-checkers.”
Wear a big baggy trenchcoat…Go to jail.
The delightful exchange of droplets.
Café Rothe in Schwerin, Germany passed out pool noodle hats to patrons as a visual cue that social distancing is being practiced.
Cheers to yellow journalism, then and now!

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