While media coverage isn’t always responsible and the Trump administration’s handling of COVID-19 is a nightmare, pandemic is the correct term as per the WHO, Allan Milne Lees.

How many people will bother to consult the definition is another matter, but it is currently trending at #3 on the Merriam-Webster website so I’m quietly confident reason will prevail.

FWIW reading this piece helped me catch my breath as I continue to try and figure out how best to help my parents as they continue to navigate the horror of daily brain radiotherapy and ambulance transport to and from home.

So far, I’ve not been able to do a single thing beyond messages and calls.

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