Archive for April, 2020
Covid-19, why is it that people manifest such differences in their response to infection? Why is it so impossible (at least at present) to predict an individual’s experience?
The consequences as we have seen and read about of being diagnosed with Covid-19 appears to come with a wide range of risks and symptom intensity. Read the rest of this entry »
Four or so months ago, no one knew that SARS-CoV-2 existed. Now, the virus has been identified in almost every country, infecting over 1.5 million people whom we know about, and many more whom we do not. Its related effects have crushed economies and broken or severely tested health-care systems, filled hospitals and emptied public spaces. It has separated people from their workplaces, families and their friends. It has disrupted society on a scale that most living people have never witnessed. It has also promoted a wide range of alternative explanations (conspiracy theories abound) and pulled together an array of national scientific institutions into a collective sharing of knowledge never seen in a lifetime. It’s likely that the world will follow a different trajectory post corona. Read the rest of this entry »