I realize I have not written much about COVID 45. This blog usually concerns the little, odd, interesting features of infectious diseases. While a disaster, there has not been much with COVID that has been all that odd or interesting to write about. The literature/science has been changing so fast that most entries would be outdated as soon as published.
But it has been 500 days of COVID, and it looks like we are nearing the end of the initial bolus of disease. So, what have I learned/concluded? My take. Your mileage may vary.
Not that COVID is ever going to go away. A remarkable number of Americans prefer being vulnerable to COVID, able to get ill or pass it on to others and kill them. Huge swaths of the world will remain unvaccinated and a reservoir for…