The Quarantine Wait

Updated: Aug 2, 2020

As we socially distance, quarantine and pass the days, we are akin to a spectator at a play where the first scene has set up an anticipated horrific event, and we await for part two. Some areas of the country are further ahead in this theater than most of us. The national experts are discerning the best acute treatments. At the same time, we await an improved PCR test to identify COVID 19 presence reliably, and ultimately have a national program for best use of antibody testing to verify immunity. Once our leaders get this system in place, the "immunity passport" will allow citizens to restart the economy, work the front lines and help us move through the second and third “act” of this event.

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