It’s been a year and a half since I first wrote in this space about the SARS-2 Coronavirus, and the pandemic is still with us. The good news is, the vaccines that were developed in record time have been successful, reducing both the chance and severity of infection. They’ve even been effective against the highly contagious Delta variant, which is now the dominant strain of the virus in the U.S. and elsewhere. Still, scientists are worried that new strains may evolve that resist our vaccines. Of course, if that happens, new vaccines will be developed, and our communities will get better at...

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