COVID-19 UPDATE: White House outbreak highlights the asymmetric war against COVID-19. Virus only has to be right once.

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STRATEGY: COVID-19 outbreak at White House reminds us this is an asymmetric war
White House COVID-19 breakout is a reminder that the virus only has to be lucky once...
I gave this some thought over the weekend, and my biggest takeaway from the White House COVID-19 breakout is a reminder of the asymmetric war we are fighting against the virus.  Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld summarized it best when he said the following about terrorists:

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Source: RAND Corporation -- I could not find the Rumsfeld quote.- In other words, the virus only needs one lucky entry into our body and we have the virus. Despite the extensive COVID-19 mitigation protocols used by the White House and extensive testing, there is an outbreak.  I don't agree with those who say the White House has been careless.  Their approach to mitigation was testing, testing, testing and if I recall, wasn't that prescribed by those so-called experts?Instead, let's face it.  COVID-19 is a mysterious disease.  And people catching this are unfortunate because the virus got "lucky" -- I think it really borders on self-deception and frankly, a bit contemptuous to blame those catching COVID-19.  Even if we wear mas...

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