Florian Krammer @florian_krammer Viruses, viruses, viruses and vaccines Professor at the Department of Microbiology Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Mar. 13, 2020 1 min read

1) I am hearing this 'out of abundance of caution' phrase way too often, but I don't see enough action to actually counteract the virus.

2) Is there a reason why hospital securities and receptionists don'wear masks in NY? They get exposed - and they will expose many people. Same for cashiers in supermarkets and cab drivers etc.

3) Why are we not closing schools 'out of abundance of caution' for 14 days? Why are teachers who might spread virus to many students not at least wearing masks?

4) I completely understand that we don't have masks for everybody, that they are not useful outside and that we have to safe them for health care workers who really need them. But using them strategically to stop spread at certain nodes wouldn't be such a bad idea.

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