Is it time to rethink our response to Covid-19?

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” Franklin D. Roosevelt

To be perfectly clear, I am not a virologist, epidemiologist, or public health expert. I am a plastic surgeon, i.e. a physician, with forty two years of practice experience and more than average knowledge of the human body than most people. I find myself dismayed at the abject state of panic, anxiety, and fear in the US today because of SARS-CoV-2, the official name of the virus that causes the respiratory illness Covid-19 and the reason for the current epidemic.

Published by rtbosshardt

I am a plastic surgeon, in practice for 30 years, with varied interests. First and foremost is writing. I love to observe people, who are endlessly fascinating. I have interests in health and wellness, our environment, modern culture, history, and general medical matters. I was "born to run" and love long distance running. I have a Christian worldview which infuses everything I do. I hope this blog will be interesting, entertaining, informative, and, perhaps, even a little controversial. If I can get one person to delve more deeply into something I have said, I will have been successful.

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  1. OH, yes!  I have been talking to friends about everything you’ve mentioned, especially depression, suicide and substance abuse. I’m passing this on to many!  Thank you.

    Ellen Wilcox 352-409-1618 – Mobile 352-259-1547 – Fax

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