John Zmirak is a Senior Editor of The Stream, and author of the new Politically Incorrect Guide to Catholicism. He received his B.A. from Yale University in 1986, then his M.F.A. in screenwriting and fiction and his Ph.D. in English in 1996 from Louisiana State University. His focus was the English Renaissance….
Stream columnist Jason Jones travels constantly as part of his pro-life apostolate. He was exposed to the Chinese Coronavirus and is still sick, awaiting test results. We decided to speak with him about his experience with the medical establishment and its response to the virus. For detailed medical information on the disease, please read this accessible primer.
You travel constantly as part of your apostolate, promoting and making films that build a culture of life, through Movie to Movement. What kind of travel have you undertaken in recent weeks?
In less than three weeks I’ve been in nine states or cities, at conventions and in rooms with thousands of people. I’ve signed hundreds of copies of my book. I’ve been on perhaps a dozen flights, none of them quasi-empty.
What are your thoughts on the Coronavirus threat right now?
I’m mostly worried about what appears to be a manufactured mass hysteria, at a time when people can’t even get tested if they have reason to be. ….