“Deprived of host-to-host transmission, the virus would go extinct,” Andrew Noymer, associate professor of public health at the University of California, Irvine, said. … According to Noymer …. “Humans are very good at overlooking unforeseen effects, unintended consequences,” in these kinds of science-fiction scenarios, he said.
A modest proposal: We should hibernate through the rest of the pandemic
Vice, Sept. 29, 2020
September 29, 2020