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Yesterday’s Phone it in Friday discussed the coronavirus. I mentioned some of the steps I’ve been taking to prepare (God forbid) a lengthy quarantine.
To be clear, I don’t think it will come to that. The virus is dangerous, to be sure, but it seems like a deadlier version of the flu. The United States enjoys the best medical system in the world, and I suspect the fallout won’t be nearly as devastating.
Nevertheless, it’s prudent to stock up, especially given our over-reliance on China for supplies. If anything, that’s my biggest concern: a shortage of medical supplies. So here are some small steps I’m taking to prepare for the worst, even though I think the worst is unlikely.