Protests are Dangerous to the Public Health

April 22, 2020

Over the past few days, I have watched people protest our stay-in-place orders in my home state, Michigan, and elsewhere around the country. I’ve wanted to comment, but decided to wait and see how things played out. In our current political climate, where everything, even the public health, becomes a political football, I am still surprised and deeply disappointed by the general response of the protesters.