> the percentage of formerly-infected, now immune, people in Santa Clara CA, which was one of the first places C19 appeared, is 2.81%

That’s the percentage of people with antibodies. Doesn’t mean they’re immune.

> The federal government will remain broken for at least the next 12 months. No action is the most likely action. Herd immunity developing gradually out of the status quo is reasonably likely.

That is the thing. With a non-functioning figurehead tweeting contradictory and essentially dangerous advice, we’re left to implement sensible protective measures.

People talk about a coronavirus baby boom, but I wonder if the opposite will be true. How are people meeting and dating strangers during lockdown? Flirting while socially distancing reduces meet-cute factor. Discuss.