Brian Malow calls himself “Earth’s Premier Science Comedian”—and who am I to disagree? Even Malow can’t find anything funny about the COVID-19 pandemic, of course. He still has something useful to say, though about the new precautions we’re all suddenly being asked to take. They can seem excessive—even draconian. That’s the wrong way to think about them, however. Here’s how he explains it:
The views expressed are those of the author(s) and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.