Comment by K2msmith on Taking Initial Viral Load Seriously · 2020-04-03T05:24:35.181Z · LW · GW

If covid-19 can be fought with inoculation then aren't we much closer to developing a proper vaccine, which is a much safer approach to treating the population ? This is what happened with smallpox (over a longer time frame).

Comment by K2msmith on March Coronavirus Open Thread · 2020-03-15T06:27:19.859Z · LW · GW

Write or message your local county public health department to include a history of the number of new cases per day not just the current total on their covid-19 website. Growth rate is just as important as the current state.