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Businesses are key culprits in aiding the spread of coronavirus — not only have their lobbyists rushed the “reopening”, but their pursuit of profits hasn’t been altered by the new reality: @Uber, @Lyft for example, don’t allow drivers time to properly disinfect between rides.

Even now both @Uber and @Lyft are pushing “streak” bonuses (paltry $2-$10) for drivers who race to pick up the next passenger (not allowed to go offline to properly disinfect vehicles), increasing the risk for both drivers and riders. If you decline a ride, you get penalized.

Uber, Lyft rides will become vectors for spreading Covid-19 — many drivers will offer rides to passengers without properly disinfecting vehicles (due to bonus system that rewards quick pickups, and lack of supplies); all it takes is one infected passenger to sneeze/cough…

Some drivers will keep windows down to allow fresh air to circulate, but they will be dinged by passengers who complain about their hair or makeup getting messed up by the heat or wind. Masks may also not offer adequate protection against traffic pollution, diesel fumes etc.

At popular massage franchise @MassageEnvy ,staff gets just five minutes to disinfect and turn over the space for the next customer, so they can hit revised profit targets. A masseuse who works there tells me some have started to cut corners, and he fears people will get infected.


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