4.20.2020 – anthropomorphize?

cautionary tale.

If nothing else about the coronavirus news coverage, I do enjoy some of the $5 words that are being used in the stories.

This morning in USA Today, I read, “To anthropomorphize, the virus will come back here looking for new victims.

Epidemiologists will be watching carefully.

There’s a cautionary tale from the 2003 outbreak of SARS in Toronto, which infected 375 people there and killed 44. The city took expanded precautions beginning in March, but they were lifted in May when it appeared the outbreak was over. It wasn’t”

From When will a second wave of the coronavirus hit, and what will it look like?
Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY, April 19, 2020

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