Perhaps, just perhaps—and this is probably conditional upon whether the virus itself decides to stop mutating along its destructive path and if the world’s scientists are then given the space and funds to do such work after—there will be studies of the long-term effects.

There is always a “yet” in things we cannot know. And, if we choose it, there is always hope. Not necessarily a big believer in that last, myself. But it is a choice.

Be well, Marissa. As someone rather famous once said, “Tomorrow is another day.” And as someone even more famous once said (I’m wearing a pink tee-shirt right now, honest, imprinted with this) “The beginning is always today.” No one remembers her, of course. Her husband, Percy, was so much more famous. All she did, that Mary, was write some silly horror story about some monster...

Possessor of Paul Newman eyes. Author of the straightforward & strange. “Women zai shuo ba.” Be useful; share what you can; help others always. Doctor of texts.

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