German Correspondent on the Corona Virus

I&;m fascinated how many people here seem to still be uncomfortable with the idea of wearing facial masks to lower the probability of infections. But the government is making it mandatory in more and more regions, so hopefully that will fix this.

A Romanian Correspondent Comments on the Current Pandemic

I think humanity saw (and still sees) worse crises than this one. We don’t seem to be approaching the End of Days, at least not yet. Besides, I’m not sure, between American elections and the pandemic, which one will have the worst effect on humanity.   Some data Current estimates for the annual number of deaths from influenza are around 400,000 deaths per year.