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Default On how grocery stores are doing, in the U.S.

On Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 10:04:09 AM UTC-10, Dave Smith wrote:
> On 2020-04-21 2:27 p.m., dsi1 wrote:
> > On Monday, April 20, 2020 at 5:53:00 AM UTC-10, Gary wrote:
> >> Sheldon Martin wrote:

> y workers will come to work sick just to not lose a day's pay.
> >>
> >> I'll continue to cook at home even though a McDonald's cheeseburger
> >> is sounding pretty tasty right now. heh

> >
> > In areas practicing social distancing, the restaurants will be a
> > major vector for spreading covid-19. One should be very afraid of
> > ordering food take out.
> >

> I don't see why take out food should be a problem so long as the staff
> are covid free and taking precautions. The main problem with
> restaurants is the close quarters and close contact with large numbers
> of people.
> On a related note I was in a grocery store yesterday to get some fresh
> fruit and vegetables. I noted that the woman who was stocking the
> cucumbers was wearing gloves. Then I happened to notice her cought
> into her gloved hand and continue handling the produce.

The problem is that we don't know if someone is covid 19 free or not. We don't know how many people have it. We can't even give an accurate count on how many it's killed. This virus is a most magnificent, beautiful, and perfectly-realized, creature.

On a more practical matter, how do we handle the dead?