A Real Solution for Airport Security

Conor Friedersdorf
A Real Solution for Airport Security

In Lexington, Kentucky, this week, two public-health experts took to the pages of the local newspaper to address readers who have been worrying about the spread of the coronavirus, which has infected patients in China and beyond, killing roughly 1,300 people. “While coronavirus is serious and its headlines are scary, the current threat level for this illness in Kentucky is low,” wrote R. Brent Wright, president of the Kentucky Medical Association, and Ben Chandler, CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. Were humans more rational, the Discovery Channel would dedicate weeks of programming to heart disease and road safety.