Business, coronavirus must co-exist
Last updated 5/21/2020 at 12:25pm
By now, it is apparent that, barring a miracle, a cure for COVID-19 will not happen soon; however, to make it a condition of removing the economic lockdown would be a catastrophic mistake. They must coexist.
The shocking news that America’s unemployment rate skyrocketed to 14.7 percent as employers cut 20.5 million jobs last month is demoralizing. It is approaching Great Depression numbers.
The bottom line is our country needs people working in safe surroundings. The fact is the COVID-19 pandemic may follow the same course as the Spanish Flu pandemic which flared in 1918 and continued f...