Some commentators believe we are killing the economy to save a few lives. Sweden is using minimal precautions while keeping businesses open. But is it working? And how many extra deaths are we seeing?
If we have to self-isolate, that doesn't mean we need to feel isolated.
What about the economy? And my job?
The risk of economic depression suddenly got a lot higher. So how does that affect you, me, and our employers? A lot of clever people have given this a lot of thought.
Is there any good news please?
It's an ill wind that blows no good. Not only are we making progress on the coronavirus but many organizations are stepping up with new products and solutions at record pace.
Where can I find the latest information and updates?
Mapping the spread of coronavirus
What treatments are proven to work for COVID-19?
A vaccine probably won't be available to everyone before December 2021 (if at all) but here are some potential treatments for COVID-19.
How did coronavirus start and how did it spread so far?
The background and spread of coronavirus.
How can I stay safe during a lockdown?
Keeping yourself and loved ones safe is one of the big issues for all of us. But the advice can be confusing, even contradictory. Here is the best and most reliable information we have found.
How can I tell if I have coronavirus?
There aren't enough test kits. If you phone your doctor with symptoms, they will likely tell you to self-isolate and to go to hospital if symptoms become severe. So how do you know if you have it?
Coronavirus resources and information
The best available information on coronavirus, symptoms, self-isolation, checklists, and updates.
Where can I find reliable videos about coronavirus?
Analysis by trusted or at least interesting presenters.
Where can I go for just a quick overview of coronavirus?
Some of the best researched and informative websites I've found for coronavirus.
I'm a pretty optimistic guy but I've also worked in risk management, national security, and business for a while so I have a healthy respect for the 5Ps (Prior preparation prevents poor performance).
What is recommended for businesses?
If you don't have a policy and a plan, you are likely to be leaving a lot to chance. Many organizations are coping well with coronavirus and here are some of their strategies.
What do you think about coronavirus?
I'm a professional risk manager with some experience in pandemic and as a first responder. I'm also a parent and husband. These are just some of my thoughts. My $0.02 worth if you will.
Why are social distancing and isolation so important?
Most, if not all, of us will eventually contract coronavirus. But right now it is essential to maintain social distancing to 'flatten the curve'. These articles explain why.
Where can I find reliable research?
Based on past experience, we might expect a vaccine to take 18 months to be created. But smart people have been inventing not just vaccines, but faster ways to design, test, and produce them.