March 22, 2020

The problem of Coronavirus infection exists, but like every year. It infects people and leads to death the weakest and already sick people. Like every year. So it is right that preventive measures should be put in place that try to preserve these people, for example: washing hands, using disposable handkerchiefs, respecting the normal rules of personal and collective hygiene (cleaning the premises, etc.), if you do not is well and you are in contact with the most fragile people, temporarily reduce contact with them (and not with people who are not fragile), etc… Like every year.
The current idea of closing entire territories is even more ridiculous. Let’s take an example. There is a room full of ants; ants that you want to eliminate. In addition to the fact that the room is not completely closed (it is a passing room for which you have to pass and it is also necessary to open the door from time to time for urgent and unprovoked matters), we imagine that it is closed. Completely. Sooner or later the ants will die, right? Well. And then? At some point it will be necessary to reopen. Today, tomorrow or the day after; April 3 or May 24. But it will be necessary to reopen. And the ants are out there, because the virus is not seasonal and it is everywhere.
Therefore, isolation makes no sense: either you carry on ad libitum (which is impossible) or at some point you have to realize that the virus – not serious, not deadly, etc. – is everywhere. And “cleared” an area, if you succeed, the virus will be able to enter again undisturbed. Those who have thought about isolation (to think well) clearly do NOT know the basics of Epidemiology.
A very brief reflection, therefore, of how epidemiological measures are against Aristotelian logic and the most elementary rules of epidemiology: the monitoring system has no use (the rate of actual infection is largely underestimated because many people are asymptomatic, see the continuous media tam-tam of those who say: “I’m infected, but I’m fine”) and taking charge of the problem trying to close everything (which is impossible) without thinking about how to get out of the problem, shows that you want to think about a masterful naivety and ignorance, to think badly, suggests instead a will to bring Italy down socially, economically and morally.”

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