Carl's Capitol Comments: The virus in the room
March 25, 2020
Alright, let’s talk about the virus in the room. COVID-19 is much on everyone’s mind. I want to give some facts the Legislature received from the state health commissioner.
He said the reason such extreme measures are being taken – schools, many restaurants and other venues closed, people being advised to not meet in gatherings of larger than 10 at a time, etc. – are because this is a novel virus, one that has not been seen in its present form before. It spreads fast from human to human and some countries that were unprepared saw high initial mortality rates. As of this writing, we...