An academic’s ramblings on Coronavirus

I am a doctor. I am not that kind of a doctor. I am an astronomer who has an impaired immune system and read way too many books about plagues and epidemics.

Why am I writing this? Because f***ing academics travel a lot, and Christmas break means we went everywhere and back again. This post was started prior to the announcement that an Arizona State University student is confirmed to have the virus.

Why do I think you should listen? Because I’m trained to see trends. As an academic, I’ve spent a lot of my life reading journal articles from…