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It's been quite clear from the earliest beginning ... the United States of America was grossly unprepared. Just as Boris Johnson's UK knew it from a dry test with damning results a few years earlier.
Thus, the economic calculation was the theory of "herd immunity". Conservative friend in mischief Mark Rutte signed on and gave political instructions to the RIVM.
POTUS, his National Security Council and CDC head Redfield knew the status as soon as the "flu" epidemic was recognized and spreading in Wuhan, China.
The 9/11 attacks was followed by the spurious anthrax attack after the escape from Fort Detrick (USAMRIID) in Maryland. The US Government commissioned a Biothreat division
○ Ten Years After 9/11 and the Anthrax Attacks: Protecting Against Biological Threats
○ Biological Threat Assessment: Is the Cure Worse Than the Disease? | Arms Control |
My earlier post ...
○ ObamaCare vs Trump Doesn't Care
Additional reading ...
○ Coronavirus - Interview with German Prof. Alexander Kekulé
Florida recount ... on the ground Bolton's posse forced their way into the counting process.
The Great Florida Recount of 2000 as told by two survivors -- John R. Bolton and Sheila Moloney
Bolton: We're prepared for election recount | JPost |
Photo of dimpled ballot count with John Bolton
○ Carlyle Group Bid for U.S. DataMining Ownership ¶ VNU - LexisNexis - Seisint Inc - MATRIX
It follows--not only from that document, but CDC actual, miserable performance at home and abroad over prior decade--nothing lost, nothing gained from institutional knowledge in the current administration.
One might expect more, but that's not reasonable in points of fact (incidentally or historicallyy).
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