Current and Future Lessons from the COVID Pandemic

The current COVID pandemic appears to be under control, Yet, these past three years have been both challenging and exciting. The rapid development of effective mRNA COVID vaccines is a major scientific breakthrough that will impact future pandemics as well as providing protocols to treat other diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and cancers. The unresolved challenges emerging from the pandemic include the effectiveness of lockdowns, social distancing, mandatory vaccinations etc.