COVID-19 was never going to have a tidy Hollywood ending

COVID-19 was never going to have a tidy Hollywood ending
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The coming months will be messy, frustrating and prolonged — just like the coronavirus pandemic story so far. The long, slow march of the pandemic was always going to be slightly messy, given people’s wavering approach to risk, vaccine hesitancy and increased socializing, not to mention relaxation of handwashing, mask wearing and COVID-related social-distancing practices. The expectation of herd immunity making the world much safer may be a fine goal, health professionals say, but it’s not entirely a realistic one given the number of people who will not get vaccinated due to fears about side effects or for other political and ideological reasons.

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