“Americans are leading their lives as if COVID is over, and they have been for a long while. In my part of rural southwest Michigan, and in similar communities throughout the country, this is true not despite but without any noticeable regard for cases.” The Atlantic: Where I Live, No One Cares About COVID. (Where I live, no one understands this attitude and we’ve got 800,000 pieces of data to bolster our position. Also, in the county where I live, we currently have zero Covid patients in the ICU.)

+ How about where Boris Johnson lives? “It’s spreading at a phenomenal rate, something that we’ve never seen before — it’s doubling every two to three days in infections.” Britain battles Omicron ‘tidal wave,’ as infections double every two to three days and first death from variant is recorded.