Economics of Disease Background Information Welcome to the discussion. In this course you will be introduced to a topic in the discussion. The first week of the module you will write about your initial thoughts after reviewing the resources. The initial post should be at least 300 words. During the following week you will reply to at least two of your classmates. The replies should be at least 100 words. See the discussion rubric for more details on grading. Discussions should always be completed prior to “class.” If you are in an online class or an on ground course this is prior to the lesson portion of the week. Are you ready to begin? 2. Initial Post The outbreak and spread of COVID19 virus has had effects beyond the health issues. Discuss how COVID19 has or can have an impact on the economic conditions of the United States.