We have all seen the headlines. City lockdown, stay at home, wear a face mask, no movement that could spread the virus.
It’s in China. For many of us China is a long way away. China is one of the few countries in the world where controlling its people is accepted as normal.
But what if it happened in your town?
How much food do you have in your house?
Forget hospitals and medical attention: what happens if the power station or water company workers cannot go to work?
Could you cook the food in your freezer?
Do you have a supply of drinking water?
Where would you go to the toilet?
Our society is so interdependent that we cannot afford to take chances.
We are, after all, only one more species liable to extinction.