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@jm_mcgrath I don’t think anyone is going to remember this moment fondly. But I also don’t think we should ignore the fact that a lot of companies and institutions will probably learn a lot from this in ways that may prove useful. We’ve had to reinvent wheels and we may decide we like a few.
This is where we fell down in Canada, I think. Maybe realistically we couldn’t have done much better given political and cultural realities. But there was a real lag evident in government-decision making. I’m not sure they’re caught up even now.
We can (and should) track numbers, projections, etc. Sincerely. That's essential. But COVID *isn't theoretical*. While we refine our forecasts, let's remember that when it got loose in Italy and NYC, places with advanced health-care systems, it was an OBSERVABLE disaster. 2/2
The shipment Trump tried to stop was actually just Travis’s latest order