CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: South Korea confirms huge rise in cases.
‘We’re in a Petri Dish’: How a Coronavirus Ravaged a Cruise Ship. “In all, it took Japanese officials more than 72 hours to impose a lockdown after they were first notified about the case connected to the ship. The delay by the Japanese government, along with slapdash and ineffective containment measures during the two-week isolation period, would help turn the Diamond Princess into a floating epidemiological disaster.”
UPDATE: Trent Telenko: A Biological Chernobyl? I hope so. Chernobyl’s death toll was comparatively tiny.