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Elon Musk calls coronavirus panic is ‘dumb’

Elon Musk isn’t worried about coronavirus — and doesn’t think anybody else should be either. “The coronavirus panic is dumb,” the Tesla boss tweeted Friday. His pronouncement swiftly went viral, racking up more than 240,000 retweets. Musk’s tweet launched a heated debate among fellow Twitter users over whether the Tesla chief was right — or spreading dangerous complacency. The coronavirus panic is dumb — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 6, 2020 “There may be unnecessary precautions & panic @elonmusk. But consider what is driving it. When faced with risks, the best way to manage overreaction is expert leadership providing honest information. The absence of that logically sparks overreaction. So what exactly is dumb? ...