Every sneeze now is suspected, so is every cough, every slight increase in temperature and any form of dyspnea (shortness of breath) and any bout of dizziness is approached with a common response – the flight response.
Everyone is on the lookout for the dreaded disease and is eager to shut it down at every turn possible armed with soap, nose mask and hand sanitizer plus social distancing.
Some go as far as to eschew all forms of contact and in the case of certain hospitals who do not have the necessary infrastructure to contain and treat cases of Corona virus, many patients are sent home no matter what this symptoms may be.
The hospital’s reluctance to dispense medical services may cause increase in death rates, especially in people who might be suffering from another illness, which is entirely different from the pandemic. This general reluctance of hospitals has been shown to have caused Kodak’s death.