Here is comprehensive Ed Yong article on the Corona virus. He says that we need to emphasize disease prevention and science; to have leadership from the top on wearing masks, testing, gloves, aprons, contact tracing, quarantining- not self-centered blaming, distraction , and inaction. Now there are some virus cases where the patients suffer long lasting waves of severe symptoms without ever being sick enough to go to the hospital. I Contain Multitudes is his amazing book on how microbes such as bacteria and fungi combine to make our immune system and digestive systems work. More articles by Ed Yong.
“the giant triplets of racism, extreme materialism, and militarism.”
They share nutrients with neighboring trees, They emit phermones and wrnings about insect attacks and herbivore attacks.
He mentioned that over 400 health care workers have died from treating Covid patients. Also, he said it will take a long time before herd immunity would limit the spread, and that that will not help individuals.