Gov. Larry Hogan’s stay-at-home directive has caused quite the stir among some county residents.

That’s because some on Facebook debated the legality of the order and whether it was infringing on their civil liberties, after Del. Dan Cox (R-Frederick and Carroll) posted a portion of the state’s Constitution on his Facebook page earlier this week.

Cox said in an interview that his post was to remind people to review the state Constitution, and added he wasn’t arguing with Hogan’s directive to stay at home.

“I think what motivates reading the state Constitution is we’re stuck at home and it’s a great time to read the Constitution and see how it applies in this particular context,” he said.

Cox has sought guidance from Hogan’s Office of Legal Counsel multiple times this past week about how the stay-at-home directive, ordering gatherings of no more than 10 people and ensuring other measures are being enforced.

For instance, he asked if churches could still hold modified services amid the pandemic, especially with Holy Week and Easter approaching.

According to interpretive guidance from the Governor’s Office of Legal Counsel, churches, synagogues and other religious institutions can hold masses and proceedings in their parking lots, as long as congregants remain in their cars and no more than 10 people are in those vehicles.

In-person services are also allowed, as long the participants and staff/clergy remain six feet apart and there is a four-hour gap between services, according to the order.

“All of these things are just processes that we have to work through to make sure the law in followed,” Cox said, thanking the governor’s office for its responses whenever he reaches out for legal guidance.

County to start virtual meetingsDue to the pandemic, the Frederick County Council will start holding its meetings virtually, beginning next Tuesday.

Currently, there are only budget adjustments planned as major items on next week’s meeting. Council President M.C. Keegan-Ayer (D) said the agenda is light next week to test out the challenges of holding a meeting online.

Keegan-Ayer noted that while County Executive Jan Gardner held a virtual town hall earlier this week, there were fewer than 10 people in the first-floor hearing room. With the seven council members and council staff, not even including members of the public, that group is more than 10 people.

There’s also the possible challenge of having division directors address the council, along with future budget workshops. Typically, council members participate in all-day workshops with county leaders in late April. Keegan-Ayer said they’re looking at pushing those back a week to figure out logistics.

Public participation is important at regular council meetings, she said. But she and colleagues are still figuring out what that looks like: Facebook Live comments, calling in or other options.

“This is going to be interesting ... the public just has to understand we’re trying to meet all the restrictions the governor has set,” she said. “It doesn’t look great if everyone else is following the governor’s directive, and we’re just going about business as usual.”

The meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on April 7, and will be streamed on the county’s website, www.frederickcountymd.gov.

Follow Steve Bohnel on Twitter: @Steve_Bohnel.

Steve Bohnel is the county government reporter for the Frederick News-Post. He can be reached at sbohnel@newspost.com. He graduated from Temple University, with a journalism degree in May 2017, and is a die-hard Everton F.C. fan.

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Henry_Avery

Del. Cox: what is your stance on Trump’s cowardly behavior to fire the intelligence community’s chief watchdog, at 10pm on a Friday, in the midst of a pandemic?

Henry_Avery

Del. Cox: do you favor unqualified, non-medical professionals dispensing advice (as the president has done over the past few weeks)?

Henry_Avery

Del. Cox: do you support unqualified, inexperienced, uncleared individuals to hold important code-word clearance roles in the highest levels of our government?

Henry_Avery

Why do you support gun shops remaining open, but support closing abortion facilities?

Henry_Avery

Del. Cox: Do you believe the focus on Trump’s impeachment came at the expense of Coronavirus? Cant our government officials walk and chew gum at the same time?

Henry_Avery

Del. Cox: what is your opinion of Dr. Fauci?

Lev928

A GIANT kudos and THANKS to Delegate Cox for taking the time and effort to respond to our concerns on a public forum during such a critical time!

DelegateCox

It is only my privileged duty. But thanks to you as well.

Obadiah Plainsmen

👍

The Grape of Wrath

If your mind is so weak you have to go out and risk your life and the life of others just to hear some blathering fictional rant, then you really need to check yourself into an asylum.

DelegateCox

FCPS-Principal - I would imagine your anti-religious bigoted rant does not represent the wonderful people of the FCPS system.

sej58

How do you know he/she is not religious? You are putting peoples life at risk and should e held accountable if something happens.

DelegateCox

Your statement: "you are putting peoples [sic] life [sic] at risk and should e [sic] held accountable if something happens" is both false and more than uncivil discourse. The FCPS-Principal's comments about weak-minded people of faith who listen to blithering fictional rants will speak for itself.

Henry_Avery

People can worship an imaginary being in the sky in their own home.

Obadiah Plainsmen

Mr Cox,

As a believer in Jesus Christ my opinion in whether Churches should be open and allow their parishioners to worship together on Palm & Easter Sunday is being careless. Every Lords Day ( Sunday) of the year we gather together to celebrate our risen LORD. The fact that we can’t assemble on the actual anniversary day of his triumph entry, crucifixion, and resurrection is trivial. The most important lesson to be learned in this crisis is the righteousness of GOD. We will with the grace of GOD get through this crisis. When this crisis is over and the churches are not allowed to reopen, then we have a problem.

DelegateCox

Mr. Plainsman:

Your belief is your right. Thanks for sharing. We all need to do our part. When you go to Walmart or the grocery, you don't have to stay in your vehicle. But, consider avoiding the crowded isles and wait for a six-foot buffer at all times if possible; consider going to small local grocery stores, and if you are not needing an essential trip out, stay at home. The Governor's guidance states that strict compliance with parking lot "drive-in" services and small 10ppl or less meetings of anyone for any lawful reason are essential to combating the virus. #WeAreInThisTogether

Del. Cox

Obadiah Plainsmen

Del Cox,

It is every Marylanders civic duty to follow Governor Hogan directive, regardless of political, religious beliefs. A deadly virus does not adhere to the political platforms or the religious beliefs of the citizens of this Country. It attacks and affects each person individually and in a personal manner.

DelegateCox

It is every Marylanders' duty to know the Order in order to follow it, as well. That is what this article is about.

Henry_Avery

OP speaks the truth.

Henry_Avery

What a weird and weak comparison, not having to stay in your vehicle when you go shopping!

Come on, man! In church, you’re stuck in the same spot, SURROUNDED by people. At least in the grocery store you have the opportunity to create space and control your environment to an extent.

phydeaux994

OP, Jesus Christ HATES what Donald John Trump and YOU stand for. If you disagree, tell me why Jesus Christ would condone or support ANYTHING that DJ Trump has done in his LIFETIME.

DelegateCox

phydeaux994 - I believe you are referring to your own personal Jesus. ;) - couldn't resist the Depeche Mode shout out.

phydeaux994

Sorry, I’m of the Fats Domino generation. But maybe you could tell me why your personal Jesus would condone or support ANYTHING Donald John Trump has done in his LIFETIME. Peace.

Obadiah Plainsmen

Phydeaux, Obviously you have talked to Jesus and he told you that he hates ME and DJT and what we stand for. So can you tell me what he actually told you on why he hates me and President Trump, or is it a divine secret? Also did Jesus tell you when he is coming back?

phydeaux994

“To those who believe in Jesus Christ, the subsequent response to salvation is obedience. Those who believe in God choose to obey His commands and willingly forsake their former, sinful ways. As one submits to the Lord, their hearts are changed. Their desires begin to mirror His desires and their deeds reflect His heart for the world.”....His desires do not reflect the deeds of Donald John Trump, or those who support the deeds of Donald John Trump. That’s why OP....My GOD, to ALL humans he ever created, will be the Judge that Day. I’m sure Jesus will come back to be judged like all of us, past and present.

Obadiah Plainsmen

Very good phydeaux you quoted James 2:26. So Jesus desires do not reflect the deeds of DJT. I can agree with that. However “My GOD to all humans he ever created”. With that statement you are confirming your belief that GOD creates humans in the womb of women. Therefore why do support a political party or a President whose sole purpose in this life is to protect a women’s right to kill GODs creation in the womb? On Judgment Day which question to you want to be asked. Why did you support DJT or Why did you support the right for abortion clinics to kill my precious creation?

phydeaux994

There is no admonition against abortion mentioned in the Bible. Actually, there are mentions of babies killed in the womb in the Bible. A woman’s right to have control over her body supersedes being forced to bear an unwanted child, especially since men are usually the guilty party in creating an unwanted pregnancy and bear no responsibility in the eyes of GOD. I am not FOR abortion but I am for a woman’s right to choose. Abortion in America is LEGAL, decided by those more learned than you or I. Our daughter lost her first baby, our Granddaughter, in her seventh month of pregnancy from a detached placenta, a beautiful, healthy, 4 1/2 lb. girl I held and wondered why GOD did this horrible thing to us. Maybe you know why we lost this precious creation? Christians, or any other person who believes in the ONE GOD, and DJ Trump are self exclusionary, you can’t have both. My opinion.

Obadiah Plainsmen

Jesus to phydeaux: softly and tenderly i’am calling, calling all sinners to come home. Will you come home phydeaux?

bosco

I see that in some countries overseas, mosques are remaining open. That's a good thing, right?

The Grape of Wrath

Muslims are smarter than you think. If you examine the prayer rooms, they are praying while kneeling in a 2-meter array.

DelegateCox

And my work with the Governor has resulted in a mandatory 6 foot buffer with 10ppl or less for any prayer time - much better than 2 meter array, though I defer to science on that.

phydeaux994

I’m sure that is a good thing to Republicans bosco, right???

sej58

Mr. plainsman totally agree. I pray in my home and don't need to be in a physical church to rejoice Jesus rising.

Obadiah Plainsmen

Amen brother or sister

Lev928

Anyone ... ANYONE ... with an ideology that contradicts the U.S. Constitution is an overall threat to the United States. That can NOT be disputed. State constitutions and laws can not supercede the U.S. Constitution ... period. No politician or individual American citizen can challenge the existing U.S. Constitution. The stay-at-home order, shutdowns and the like are all Constitutional and legal ... and they can be enforced by law enforcement and the military (ie: National Guard). Many of the things going on now is nothing new and has been done before. What IS concerning is politicians and the public challenging the stay-at-home orders. That ideology creates an imminent danger to law abiding citizens, first responders and hospitals. Make no doubt about it ... if you are caught violating the governor's orders, you WILL be locked up. Rightfully so. On a related note, emergency medical personnel (EMT's/paramedics) are reducing their number of responses to non-priority calls for service. Politicians, lawmakers and emergency services leaders should start looking at limiting --- if not eliminating -- response to such calls as overdoses (dopers that use illegal narcotics). It's a waste of resources and critical supplies at this time. IN fact FDNY issued a policy this week that prohibits transport of patients in cardiac arrest to a hospital if CPR/AED fails on scene. That policy is, in fact, smart and necessary to maintain the safety of hospital patients and the level of critical medical supplies on hand. This crisis is not going to get better with certain ideologies floating around on this forum, nor with people violating stay-at-home orders nationwide.

DelegateCox

Lev928 thank you for your comments. I stand with President Trump and the CDC's 30-days to flatten the curve guidance. Because the U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land, it is important to read it. We need to remember to be balanced in our approach to people across the aisle who do not share our viewpoint or ideology, and refrain from calling people threats to the United States if they believe in reading the Maryland Constitution or the Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution which is mandatory upon the government. We are a government of laws, not men or women. We can all agree to that while we all do our part to stay at home and flatten the curve of this coronavirus.

Best,

Del. Cox

Lev928

Del. Cox, Thank you for responding.

sej58

We have all read the constitution however people from all ages are dying from this invisible virus. Go ahead and hold on to your constitution while you put others at risk.

DelegateCox

sej58 - cite one way I have put anyone "at risk" by encouraging reading of the law. You must know the law in order to obey it. #stayathome and #dontbesad

KellyAlzan

Constitution didn’t matter when trump was bribing another country

Henry_Avery

Heh. Republicans love to tout the constitution when it suits them.

save1more4jesus

First thing I think...God can handle us not meeting. He's done our lack of worshipping.

Maybe staying home with your love ones will make you closer to being Christ-like.

Virus will do what is in God's plan. But remember God hears our needs and walks you through It.

DelegateCox

Thanks for the comment. We must all do our part to flatten the curve of this virus and stay at home unless for an essential purpose. Science has demonstrated practical approaches we all can take such as social distancing, washing hands, and self-quarantining if you demonstrate any symptoms of being sick such as sneezing, fever, or cough. Follow the CDC guidelines for 30-days to flatten the curve.

The Grape of Wrath

So it's God's plan to kill hundreds of thousands? Just as I thought. God is a no-good bum. A murderer on a grand scale.

DelegateCox

FCPS-Principal - Once again I know you misrepresent the thousands of good people working for FCPS who are also people of faith. You have a right to your believe, but I hope we can all remember civility and charity.

schaeferhund

Shut down the churches. Dan Cox should step down from office for his irresponsible spreading of misinformation about the pandemic. He still doesn't seem to take this health crisis seriously. Even as outbreaks occur in his state district and his constituents die, he’s more concerned about churches congregating on Easter and on whether or not a coronavirus vaccine uses stem cells from embryos aborted in the 1970’s. Frederick County can do much better than Dan Cox. And I'm not badgering Republicans in general here. I think Del. Jesse Pippy is an outstanding public servant whose attention is focused on his job and the well-being of his constituents. He has my vote. Dan Cox is a divisive antagonist who is more concerned about the cult of Trump and putting religion over public health than he is with Frederick County’s best interests.

DelegateCox

Schaeferhund - I see you have attacked Senator Hough, Republicans, President Trump supporters and conservatives in other posts online. Del. Pippy is my office mate in Annapolis and we co-sponsor legislation together, and he publicly has stated his own support for President Trump, though he was a Ted Cruz fan and delegate. I'm glad you will vote for him and I am disappointed you are so offended by simple questions regarding what the rules are for my constituents (thousands) who need clarity for what the Governor has ordered.

BTW, my doctoral thesis was on why vaccines save lives in pandemics.

Your statement that I am a divisive antagonist concerned about "the cult of Trump" and putting religion over health is a fiction, but I forgive you. It is an honor to hear your concerns and to represent you in Annapolis as a delegate in District 4.

May you have a blessed weekend and be happy, safe and healthy.

Del. Cox

KellyAlzan

Cox - GO WASH YOUR HANDS

sej58

Delegate Cox cares more about his civil liberties then he does the health and wellness of the people he serves. He is an anti-vaxer so go figure.

threecents

Sej58, I did not know that about him, but I am not surprised. I have always had the same aversion to him as I had for Blaine. A couple of good ole Limboys.

DelegateCox

three cents - you don't know me and I invite you to come to my office in Annapolis after this pandemic and have a coffee on me. I do not know Blaine other than what I've read in this newspaper, and that Senator Young his father is my Vice Chair of the Delegation; nor do I support his behaviors I've read about in the papers.

I give you my best and it is a privilege to work for all my constituents in Frederick and Carroll Counties.

Del. Cox

threecents

LoL, It looks like I owe an apology. Perhaps I was confusing you with someone else. I thought I remembered you from the Monocacy River board controversy as someone who favored property rights over wetlands preservation. Was that you? Since you know a lot about pandemic vaccines, how close do you think we are to a universal flu vaccine? And what do you think about the polio vaccine controversy?

threecents

Dan, We don't have to wait to have our coffee together. Let's all have coffee together right here in this forum. Let's talk about pandemics or whatever. Since you and Moon were discussing the 1918 flu, what do you think would happen if that same flu virus appeared next flu season?

threecents

Hello?

DickD

He can't help it, he is a Republican. Lol

DelegateCox

DickD I represent democrats, republicans, unaffiliateds, and all residents and citizens of District 4. I don't think you've ever contacted my office but feel free to express your views and give us a call at 410-841-3288. My Chief of Staff Sallie Taylor is standing by to help me respond to all constituent needs.

Aslan19

@sej58, you have no idea what you are talking about in regards to Delegate Cox. He is a very dedicated person who is interested in ensuring the civil liberties, as well as the health and wellness of every person who is in his district regardless of the person's political preference.

It also appears that you have either not fully read and understood the article or you are ignoring part of it. I am referring to the part where the article says that Del. Cox AGREES with the orders that Governor Hogan has implemented. It is right and proper for a member of the Legislature to ask qurations/clarifications regarding decrees and orders from the Executive branch of government. This is called checks and balances and it is how our government is supposed to work.

Moon otter

Why question it? Explain it to your constituents the why or wait he might want to squirm out of it. Typical of some folks deny the science. It seems to me a story of the flood and all these folks come by to save him and yet he goes, the Christian God will save me. He dies gets to so call heaven asks God why didn't you save me. Big Hmm folks. Listen to those virologists and doctors. Even I studied it in college in my Wildlife /Fisheries Management degree. We are mammals though I believe a bit stupid. "Stay at Home".

DelegateCox

Moon otter - #stayathome is the 30-day challenge. My family and I are in our third+ week at home as we began to self-quarantine back during Session; hope you are doing well in your own efforts. I will admit it is sad to read your apparently bigoted anti-religious comments towards thousands of my Jewish, Muslim, Falon Gong, Christian, and Athiest constituents and friends. Those constituents are doctors, scientists, nurses, health professionals, lawyers, farmers, bankers, federal sector contractors, police officers, moms, grandparents, retired and elderly - and a large majority of them have asked my office for clarity regarding the law and how to ensure obedience to the same.

Glad you are listening to virologists as that was my approach as well in my doctoral thesis supporting pandemic vaccination and emergency government powers in law school. Have a great weekend.

All best,

Del. Cox

DelegateCox

Thank you Aslan19.

sej58

I have read it and have spent 30 years in infectious diseases. What he is encouraging WILL make people sick and WILL cause some to die. What kind of religious person would do that?

DelegateCox

sej58 - you are misrepresenting me and falsely accusing that "some will die" because of my statements. Falsely stating that I am going to cause people to die is malicious libel.

DelegateCox

Not true sej58. My 70 pp. doctoral thesis was on why vaccines save lives in pandemics and the scope of the law for emergency powers of the executive branch.

DelegateCox

sej58 - I did my doctoral thesis on pandemic vaccination and emergency government powers - in 2004-05. I am a strong vaccine supporter.

sej58

So you would support mandatory vaccines of all kinds for kids in the state of Maryland if the governor order it?

DelegateCox

Let me first ask you this: would you support mandatory vaccines of all kinds for adults in the state of Maryland if the President orders it? This is a question of law which many scholars are formulating legal guidance opinions on right now as we speak, because as you know (since you say you have spent 30 years in vaccine work) there are mandatory legal considerations set down by the Supreme Court of the United States regarding the rights of persons under the Federal Vaccine Injury Court and there are many different considerations that the AMA and AAP require as a matter of standards of medical care. For instance, some kids are HIV babies, etc. and will die under your rule without proper consideration. My doctoral thesis goes into depth on this matter and the power of the executive to suspend the laws, and I am working on updating the case law as it is over a decade old in emergency powers law.

threecents

There are no laws requiring HIV babies or any other babies to take vaccines that are not safe for them. If there were laws requiring healthy adults to get vaccinated to increase herd immunity - as there are for kids - then I would support that, assuming the science supports it, as it does with childhood vaccines.

KellyAlzan

You write as if

Your theists is gospel

Moon otter

Let me see this is life or death. Viruses know no boundaries. If infected you can be a carrier, show no symptoms and yet transmit it to another person. You are a risk person. If you are person with a weak immune system meaning compromised, your risk has gone up exponentially. It seems in each age group it doesn't matter, but we do know the older you are the most likely you will succumb to the virus. So what is so hard that folks can't seem to understand the words "stay at home" mean. Unless for going out to get essentials, "stay home". Church isn't essential. If you still don't get it read up on the Spanish Flu epidemic which by the way started in the US.

LAR1

👍🏻

joltinjoe

You make this sound like COVID-19 is an automatic death sentence. It's not. Consider the following two choices:

A: Liberty, freedom, and pursuit of happiness with a 96% chance of survival.

B: Tyranny, suppression of rights, no right to liberty or the pursuit of happiness with a near 100% chance of survival.

This country has chosen B. For a little bit of safety we have thrown away everything our ancestors fought wars to protect.

duffy5x

Oh spare me your histrionics.

Moon otter

You are a fool. This isn't done by a ,long shot. Read up on the Spanish Flu epidemic in the US.

Ozonemare

[thumbup]

joltinjoe

Exactly. The Spanish Flu lasted 2 years here and the government even then was wise enough wary of suppressing rights. This was the government that fought against tyranny in a world war and established a League of Nations to protect human rights, among other things. The COVID-19 crisis won't last two years because our nation will fight and defeat this. But to your point, if this does drag out we are setting the precedent now that freedom is expendable and that more restrictions, perhaps even oppressive ones, are welcome as long as we get to be safe in our homes under house arrest.

Moon otter

JJoe, You forgot in the Fall of 1918 Philadelphia decided to go ahead with a parade and from that parade the virus kicked even worse than the first round back in the Spring. They went against the recommendations at the time. Every person who becomes a carrier can and will infect others if we don't follow the protocol. "Stay home and don't be a fool".

DelegateCox

Moon otter - "1918 Flu Pandemic"

He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose. This statement shared in support of all those first responders and soldiers and sailors who have given their very lives in defense of the Constitution.

pukashell

Your implying that the choices you list are the only two available, I don't believe that's the case. I consider it my civic duty to follow the recommendations on social distancing that are in place right now because I don't want to unduly risk infecting other people and taking away their right to life (interesting how you excluded that part of the Declaration of Independence from you statement and interjected freedom instead) as well as to possibly inflict on them hideous suffering that may occur from getting the disease. I also don't want to take the chance that if I get it, it can cause my premature death. I appreciate that my employer and my government view this similarly and have taken what I feel are appropriate steps that in the long run will be better for this county, state and country then to respond otherwise. As such, I would not be going out to restaurants, shows, bars and other places where people gather in larger groups anyway and would likely be avoiding people who do if I could. I don't view that as tyranny, rather just common sense.

joltinjoe

Life is more than simply being alive. To simply exist is not enough.

Dwasserba

This is my definition of what an adult is [thumbup]

Moon otter

pksl you get thumbs up[thumbup]

Jleftwich

"There is, of course, a sphere within which the individual may assert the supremacy of his own will and rightfully dispute the authority of any human government, especially of any free government existing under a written constitution, to interfere with the exercise of that will. But it is equally true that, in every well ordered society charged with the duty of conserving the safety of its members the rights of the individual in respect of his liberty may at times, under the pressure of great dangers, be subjected to such restraint, to be enforced by reasonable regulations, as the safety of the general public may demand." - Jacobson v. Massachusetts, 197 U.S. 11 (1905) (Source: https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/197/11/)

The stay at home directive is essential to protect our healthcare system from being overrun and to keep the pressure off of doctors from having to go the route of battlefield triage. The hospitals are having to treat those suffering from Covid-19, but also your common everyday emergencies: cardiac event, trauma from vehicle accident, a sharp stick in the eye ... whatever.

We're not "throwing away everything". Our ancestors who fought those wars would probably smack us upside the head for thinking that in a time like this. We can still go to the grocery store, go to a park, ride a bike, paddle a canoe or kayak, catch fish, and you still have the freedom to worship as you see fit (just not in a packed building).

DelegateCox

Jleftwich - you wrote: "We can still go to the grocery store, go to a park, ride a bike, paddle a canoe or kayak, catch fish, and you still have the freedom to worship as you see fit (just not in a packed building)."

Beware of the rules regarding parks - many are closed and you could be arrested for entering them. However, the DNR issued new guidelines today that outline the rules you may wish to read on their website. As for freedom to worship as you see fit - that is what I was working with the Governor on ensuring for thousands of interested constituents and citizens for Holy Week. It's not perfect, but the Governor has done a great job of extending the essential Walmart parking lot rule allowance (where hundreds drive in) to First Amendment activities such as churches so long as people don't leave their vehicles and have no physical contact. *Not Legal Advice*

Jleftwich

Del. Cox: I was thinking of Frederick Co. parks when I wrote that we can still go to a park, those are still open. I just came from Baker Park in downtown Frederick, still open.

Henry_Avery

Joe’s viewpoint is what you get from a steady diet of Fox News.

Dwasserba

Immune systems weaken with age even in the healthiest individuals with no vices. A population without elders will repeat every mistake ever made as the price for underestimating the possible consequences.

The Grape of Wrath

You need to volunteer for service in the Coronavirus wards. Don't worry. God will protect you.

DickD

The reason older people are affected more is due to the immunity system is not as good. So, you can be in relatively good health but if over 60 you are still at higher risk

Moon otter

Dick, correct in most of it. It infects everyone. Its all based on your immune system. Even a good person with an excellent immune system can die from it. Its as you go up in age brackets the risk gets greater. That is why the stay home works cause it flattens the curve.

DickD

Oh, I agree, it is just that older people have a lower immunity and that is why a higher percentage of them die from it. Still, most of those do have other medical conditions that increases the risk too.

DelegateCox

True and scientifically supported.

DelegateCox

Moon otter - #stayathome is the 30-day challenge.

Glad you are studied on the 1918 Flu Pandemic (I'll refrain from quoting your ethnic designation), as that was my research and approach as well in my doctoral thesis supporting pandemic vaccination and emergency government powers in law school.

All best,

Del. Cox

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