The world is entering a very risky period  
relaxing their stay-at-home order  
The reopening has begun
moves are happening elsewhere
Huge unanswered questions
will spark new outbreaks
tragic consequences
thousands of avoidable deaths  
reopening are experiments to test the unknowns
It’s a dangerous game  
We can’t keep our country closed
steps to return to normalcy  
backed by protesters
staving off further economic disaster
How much is a human life worth?
Officials quickly distanced themselves
tearing through the nation’s social fabric
scientists do not understand    
declined to endorse the notion
Americans overwhelmingly approve
the risk of a resurgence is very real
divisions have shaped the response
Fear of infection has not abated    

The New York Times -May 8, 2020

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A Very Risky Period – Cecil Touchon