Coronavirus Threatens Rich People’s Money. It Threatens Our Lives.

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    On Monday, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak posted an ominous tweet from the West Coast Sports Institute in Santa Clara, California: “Checking out Janet’s bad cough. Started Jan. 4. We had just returned from China and may have both been patient zero in U.S.” A litany of jokes about apples a day and Macs being virus-resistant ensued, though it was unclear whether the billionaire genuinely thought he and his wife were potentially transmitting the 2019 novel coronavirus to the United States. Wozniak’s wife, Janet, later told USA Today that her ailment appeared to be a sinus infection. In some ways, the story did not differ much from that of any non-millionaire couple. Janet had apparently been sick and may have waited to see a doctor, fairly common behavior in a country where seemingly routine visits can result in astronomical and unexpected bills, though that was almost certainly not the rationale for any delay in her seeking treatment.Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here

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