Herd immunity is not a moment in time. President Biden is never
going to say: “Today, at 9:04 A.M., on the deck of the U.S.S.
Moderna, the virus known as SARS-CoV-2 signed our general
terms of surrender.”
Instead, this virus is slowly becoming endemic: something we
We will probably have bad seasons and good seasons, as we do with
flu. We may have annual shots with a blend of the South African,
Brazilian, Indian or whatever variants are circling the globe that
year. Luckily, because coronaviruses mutate more slowly than
influenza viruses, they will probably be better matches than flu
I was out to eat last night, indoors, for the fourth time since hitting maxination (two week post-second shot). It’s still exciting.