The health of our stock market is more important than preparing people for this pandemic. The United States is the largest sponsor of WHO which will not declare a pandemic. The CDC’s criteria was and still is inadequate for limiting the endemic spread here. As I stated before, a 5% case fatality rate is acceptable to the powers that be.
Keep calm and buy the dip as the President told the country last night. Unfortunately, the markets around the world are currently down 3%. Brazil is currently down 8.5%.
How about a different strategy? Lock down our borders completely, close all schools and start testing now. And at least raise the quarantine period to 28 days based on the empirical evidence.