In the news

Happy Tuesday, Friends!

From time to time, I like to share some of the excellent (free) Coronavirus coverage from National Geographic Magazine.

  1. First, a little good news: Existing vaccines should work against new coronavirus variants—for now

Early research and tests in the lab with the new variants do suggest that as of now, the mutations of  SARS-CoV-2 are not enough to render current vaccines ineffective, but scientists say that monitoring future viral changes “will be crucial.”

  1. COVID-19 will likely be with us forever. Here’s how we’ll live with it. (nationalgeographic.com)

But based upon our experiences with other viruses, many believe could COVID could become a much milder illness.  For now, vaccination and continued health care surveillance are our best options.

  1. And for those of us who are more creative-minded:

We need better face masks—and origami might help.  Does it matter that I can’t seem to fold anything in a straight line?

What is the best (or most interesting) news you’ve heard lately?  Feel free to leave a comment, below.

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