Theater vs. Mitigation

Obviously, we should take COVID-19 seriously. Pandemic mitigation is good policy, even for those who are not particularly vulnerable to the novel coronavirus. However, there is a difference between pandemic mitigation and pandemic theater. Telling people to wear a mask while outside is pandemic theater. This kind of overreaction causes people to not take the pandemic seriously, and we should take it seriously.

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