“In the years between two lethal pandemics, one the misnamed Spanish flu, the other COVID-19, the world learned about viruses, cured various diseases, made effective vaccines, developed instant communications and created elaborate public-health networks. Yet here we are again, face-masked to the max. And still unable to crush an insidious yet avoidable infectious disease before hundreds of thousands die from it.” AP: Virus-afflicted 2020 looks like 1918 despite science’s march.

+ The doctor who battled the 1918 influenza pandemic is a lot like Dr. Fauci. (Aside from having to deal with Trump and wanting Brad Pitt to play him on SNL…)