3.03.2020

Why in the heck are we allowing positive Coronavirus people to SELF quarantine? BECAUSE THEY WON'T. AND DON'T. Didn't we learn our lesson from Snyderman?


If a doctor, who was the chief medical editor for NBC couldn't (wouldn't) self-quarantine, why in the hell does anyone think the average Joe and Jane Smith will!????

Remember when Dr. Nancy Snyderman  (who was NBC's chief medical editor for almost 10 years) came home from Liberia amid the Ebola outbreak?

During the trip, a cameraman working with her team, Ashoka Mukpo, was infected with Ebola. As a precaution, Snyderman and the other team members came home to the United States.

Snyderman said that she and the rest of the NBC crew that was in Liberia would all "self-quarantine on our own" for 21 days.

But Snyderman didn't. 

She was seen outside her home, which caused concern locally and negative press coverage nationally.

The state of New Jersey subsequently enforced a mandatory quarantine.

If we really were trying to quell the spread of the Coronavirus, we would not be allowing all these positive testers to simply self-quarantine.  I'm just shaking my head and wondering how in the hell the powers that be think this is a good idea?  Because as of tonight's count, we have more 'new' positives in more states, including 2 in Georgia - one of which just returned home from Italy.  That person and their spouse are now positive.  But did we quarantine them?  NOPE.  The news article said they and their relatives are just asked to 'self-quarantine' in their own home.

It's gonna spread.  I'm tellin' ya.

If a top celebrity doctor who is in the media's eye won't self-quarantine, you can sure as heck bet Mr. Joe Schmoe and his spouse aren't going to.  

"Honey, this is pure B.S.  We've been in the house for 3 days and I'm sick of it.  Plus, I'm hungry for a burger.  Let's go out and go through drive-thru."

Bam.



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