It's not the reaction that wrecked the economy. It's the LACK of INITIAL reaction that wrecked the economy.

Proper border controls on Jan 26, plus masks & tests & we'd be fine now.

The @CDC, @WHO, UK Gov helped spread disinformation.

After 3 m, still no masks & tests!!!
and... the NYT and science journos and ignorant "evidence based" epidemiologists who can't read absence of evidence got us here.
Don't blame mayors who shut down cities, blame misinformation about masks and mobility. Blame the New York Times.
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