Dean Obeidallah, a former attorney, is the host of SiriusXM radio’s daily program “The Dean Obeidallah Show” and a columnist for The Daily Beast. Follow him @DeanObeidallah. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion articles on CNN. (CNN)Comedy legend Mel Brooks and his son, Max, have teamed up in a new video to give us just what the doctor ordered: Comedy and facts to keep each other safer during the Covid-19 outbreak. The comedy part is especially needed given that “Saturday Night Live” on Monday announced the cancellation of its next three shows, and many of the late-night talk shows such as those of Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon are on hiatus until at least the end of the month in response to the virus outbreak. In their video, which went viral, the two Brooks make the case for social distancing and taking other precautions in order to help reduce the spread of coronavirus. It opens with Max standing behind a glass door outside his father’s house, with the elder Brooks inside. Max notes that since he is 47, if he gets the virus, he’ll “probably be OK.” But, he adds, pointing to his 93-year-old


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