Posted: Wednesday, December 9, 2020
It’s no secret that 2020 has been such an unpredictable year. None of us knew what to expect, and it’s safe to say that we were all surprised with how things turned out. But there is some light at the end of the tunnel. Science is advancing rapidly, and it seems like (hopefully) we might see the end of the pandemic in 2021, given the vaccines get past the final stages of approval. Another piece of great news is that antibodies are now lasting much longer in people who’ve had the virus. With the vaccination advancements and the new research, it’s starting to look quite hopeful. I think it’s safe to say we’re seeing more and more promising studies pointing in the way of a calmer, safer new year. But it’s still been a really tough time, and nothing can take away from that. People have had their lives impacted in both positive and challenging ways. They’ve missed out on important events, and as a whole, our collective history has been influenced. The way we used to live, think, our lifestyles — everything has been thrown under the rug, and a new way of living has been created. Now whether it will stay or not is yet to be determined, but it is for certain that it will have a lasting influence on us.