The Coronavirus Isn’t Over Just Because You Want It To Be

So, before I begin, let me say that this is probably going to be a very New York-centric post. Mostly because my state has the most coronavirus cases in America. But, the more that time passes, the more I see folks using super questionable judgment. Ok, yes, I know that people are tired of being in the house. But, the virus isn’t gone just because people want it to be.

Now, before I continue, I’ll admit that this COVID-19 shit is old, son. Like, folks have been social distancing for about two months now and it’s having some real consequences. Shit, as of right now, nearly 40 million Americans have lost their jobs, man. Frankly, businesses are tanking, the stock market is all over the fucking place and the economy can’t take anymore of this shit. So, I completely understand the need to “reopen” the country. However, folks need to be waaaaaay more calculated about all of this, fam.

Look, on my block right now, people are sitting on stoops, not wearing masks and congregating in sizable groups. All I can say is, folks are operating with a complete disregard for their health or the health of others. Real talk, I would love nothing more than to vandalize a happy hour, bruh. But, I’m also a man with a mother who contracted this virus with only minimal exposure to the outside world. Meaning, this sickness is still incredibly insidious, son. The truth is, I would love to run amok outside, but we need to handle this situation intelligently, man.

In the end, I don’t know what else to say, fam. Ultimately, I wholeheartedly agree that we need to get the nation up and running again. However, we all need to be responsible, bruh. By and by, it feels like cats are trying to reach herd immunity the fucked up way. At the end of the day, without a vaccine, the only way to get to herd immunity is for all of us to catch this shit. Keeping it a buck, the way people are moving, that’s exactly what’s going to happen, son. *Sigh* That is all. LC out.

I Don’t Know What To Make Of The Coronavirus

So, I won’t lie, son. On the real, I haven’t written about the coronavirus yet because I don’t know what to make of this shit. Like, I don’t know whether to be dismissive or terrified, man. The truth is, so much misinformation is being spread, it’s hard to get a handle on the situation, fam. All in all, I just need someone to tell me if I have to barricade my family in the house with a shotgun, bruh.

Ok, at this point, everyone should’ve heard about the coronavirus, son. As of right now, over 100,000 people worldwide have contracted the virus and a little over 3,000 people have died. To make matters worse, the virus has hit every continent, except Antarctica. Now, in the United States alone, according to the CDC, there have been 99 confirmed cases and ten deaths. Furthermore, 13 states have been touched by it. The point is, all of this shit sounds fucking frightening, man.

Now, because all of the hoopla, folks are walking around with masks, jobs (like mine) are making people work from home and some Asian people are being targeted in racist attacks. Side bar, I swear, bigots can’t WAIT to be ignorant, fam. Shit, they didn’t need a reason to inflict their prejudice on others. *Sigh* I can’t even say that I’m surprised, bruh. Moving on, even the stock market is on a rollercoaster because of this shit, son. So, what am I supposed to do with all of this information, man? Should I really be afraid or have we blown this entire thing out of proportion?

In the end, I don’t have any answers, fam. Ultimately, I’m here to gauge everyone’s responses. By and by, is anyone panicking out there or are folks just going about their merry business? At the end of the day, I survived the 90‘s in the Bronx, bruh. I’d be tight as hell if a fucking virus took me out, son. So, what’s really good out here? Somebody (with real answers) let me know. That is all. LC out.