Nassim on CNBC Squawk Box: Global coronavirus response a case study of government incompetence and denial

In a “Squawk Box” interview, Taleb specifically pointed to the importance of coronavirus testing. While countries have improved their capacity since the early days of the Covid-19 outbreak, Taleb said there has been a failure to develop quick, efficient testing at a scale that can cut off chains of transmission early. It also has the least economic cost, he said.

Link to the interview: cnbc.com/2020/11/02/…

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  1. It is common for people to have a color marking system, in which red is most prominent danger, orange is less dangerous, etc…
    However, there is a color known as infrared, that is more dangerous than red, because we don’t see that one, though!

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