Infectious Disease Experts Don’t Know How Bad The Coronavirus Is Going To Get, Either

As Chicago Daily News theater critic Dick Christensen used to say after reading early editions of the Tribune for its reviews, these sources don’t tell us nothin’!

One of the most pernicious parts of the COVID-19 crisis is how uncertain everything is.

Researchers and officials cite statistical models that estimate infection rates, death counts and when things will go back to normal, but those estimates are changing rapidly.

And as the forecasts bounce around, so do the rest of us living through the crisis. How can one feel settled when the future feels so volatile?

We can’t.

via  FiveThirtyEight

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