Andrea Hildebran Smith interviews Sharon Fast from the University of Hong Kong about adjusting to social isolation policies and the cancellation of in-person schools, universities and workplaces for another 3-4 months due to the corona virus 19. How will people in the United States act to contain the COVID 19 outbreak as the epidemic surges through the American population over the coming weeks? Our discussion circles back to how corruption in health policy inform people’s reactions to health emergencies.