Also the 19 is the year it was discovered a new number won’t be designated, till SARS-CoV-2 stops being a pandemic.

I think it would have to cause a disease pattern dissimilar enough from COVID-19 to classify as a new disease but could be off base there. The naming of viruses is beyond my etymology knowledge.

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Topical XKCD from today!


It’s surprisingly and sad how accurately we can predict things.

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Do you think the 20 years aging will make them vote like they’re 20 years older? I was hoping the silver lining was Covid disproportionately affecting older people and right wing crazies.

Um… WTF?