Eric Topol April 18, 2024

A Covid Update

I’d rather not have to write about it, and haven’t for awhile. More than four years in, we’re all sick of Covid stuff and hope it’s behind us. And recent months have been good with a steady drop in hospitalizations and wastewater SARS-CoV-2 to their lowest levels since the summer of 2023. That’s great. But we’ve got to keep an eye on the constantly evolving virus, by natural selection to bypass our immune response and/or potentiate its infectivity—anything to find more hosts or repeat hosts. That’s why I will continue to stay on this important topic, even when it’s in the background like it is for most people right now.

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