Everyone seems to have gotten or is getting Covid regardless of being vaccinated or “doing everything right”:
Denny Mitchell couldn’t believe he tested positive for the coronavirus in January.
The 45-year-old from Houston never left the house without his mask, he avoided indoor dining at all costs, and most important, he was fully vaccinated. But he still got sick.
“I was surprised because I was taking so many precautions,” he said.
Surprisingly, experts didn’t expect variants when virus mutation is what many viruses do – this is bewildering:
What they didn’t expect, however, was the barrage of variants that quickly emerged, some of which, like omicron, were more transmissible and better able to evade the vaccines. Health experts had a hard time communicating the shifting reality to the public, said Andy Pekosz, a virologist at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Medicine.
Public health messaging has been a non-stop fiasco since day 1.