Great Vaccine News, but Rough Roads Still Ahead

Erica Wildberger

November 20th, 2020

Great vaccine news arrives, but next two months could be the most difficult of the Pandemic thus far. US reaches 250,000 deaths...

The Good: Moderna announced a second vaccine that appears to be as highly-effective as Pfizer’s vaccine announced last week. The Bad: States are reimposing restrictions again as hospitals and health systems warn about crushing demand as COVID cases surge. (And the White House staff is distracted as it focuses on contesting election results.)The Ugly: COVID has reached runaway speed. The USA took 100 days to reach the first million infections; the second million took just 10 days. The US death toll has reached a grim, new milestone of 250,000.