“‘We are really early in this disease,’ Dr. Ashish Jha, the director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, told The Times recently. ‘If this were a baseball game, it would be the second inning.'” Alan Burdick in the NYT: Monster or Machine? A Profile of the Coronavirus at 6 Months.

+ So far, every time we try to return to normal, the virus dampens hopes. NPR: “Two weeks after Israel fully reopened schools, a COVID-19 outbreak sweeping through classrooms — including at least 130 cases at a single school — has led officials to close dozens of schools where students and staff were infected.”