The coronavirus pandemic hit Colorado and the United States hard in 2020. Over 300,000 Americans were dead by late December, hospitals had run out of beds and the U.S. economy had been shattered. However, by the end of the month vaccines had been developed and were starting to be administered to people across the nation. […]
Opinion: Step into an alternate universe and get a glimpse of presidential leadership
Ladies and Gentlemen: Today is the __th day of our nation’s, and the world’s, ongoing battle against the most serious public health crisis in more than a century. As of [time] p.m. this afternoon, the number of documented individuals infected with the coronavirus is __#__ here in the U.S. and __#___ worldwide. Although […]
Here’s what it was like for prior generations growing up in fear of disease: Science prevailed.
The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic is here. With all the fear, isolation, and social distancing, it feels like a new era. Prior generations, however, have lived through parts of this, minus the technology. My grandparents lived through the H1N1 Spanish flu epidemic of 1918-1920, which killed an estimated 675,000 Americans. Though the epidemic sprang up in […]