A recession is certain. Unless the epidemic breaks soon, a depression seems likely. Lessons from history tell us how to fight it. But much of our experience is inappropriate and we will have to improvise. Here is the brief.
The information superhighway provides everyone with data on a scale unavailable to anyone before the modern era. Unfortunately, it appears to be making us dumber. Seeing our responses to COVID-19 shows how. We can’t afford this.
Amidst the tsunami of misinformation, there are those working to provide us with clear and useful information about COVID-19. For those few who seek such information, here are two articles from Nature Medicine.