Day 4: 2020 Pandemic. A Sense of Disbelief. Symptoms. Testing so far by state and percent positive.

We “know” SARS-CoV-2 is well beyond containment. Schools are being closed, athletic events canceled, etc. In larger cities, more and more activities are being shuttered. There’s a ripple effect across the country. Here in Knoxville, I’m not getting much of a sense of panic. A low level of anxiety, perhaps. But life seems to be going on as usual.

I say “we know” but actually we don’t. I’m getting emails from people telling me not to spread panic and also to stop…