Good Vaccine News
The development of multiple vaccines that promise to curtail the horrific trajectory of the novel coronavirus in the course of just one year, is a true miracle of science. And despite some of the more pessimistic public narratives, the “effectiveness” of all five vaccines that are currently under review or in deployment, is quite good. While not all the vaccines promise to prevent infections altogether, we don’t need to eliminate the virus for life to return to normal. We instead need to downgrade it from a deadly pandemic to a day-to-day virus, which is exactly what the vaccines will allow us to do. Read more about how these vaccines will tame the pandemic in this short recap by the New York Times.