Hello, everyone, and welcome to the middle of the week. Under the circumstances, this is more of an accomplishment than usual, perhaps, so why not take a deep breath and enjoy a cup of stimulation? We have been favoring maple bourbon lately, a new addition to our cupboard. Feel free to join us. Remember, no prescription is required. Meanwhile, here is the latest menu of tidbits to start your day. We hope all goes well and that you all remain healthy. Stay safe and please do keep in touch.
The coronavirus is not mutating significantly as it circulates through the human population, according to scientists who are closely studying the novel pathogen’s genetic code, the Washington Post writes. That relative stability suggests the virus is less likely to become more or less dangerous as it spreads, and represents encouraging news for researchers hoping to create a long-lasting vaccine. Covid-19 has proofreading machinery and that reduces the “error rate” and the pace of mutation. It looks pretty much the same everywhere it has appeared.