A few thoughts while awaiting coronavirus:
— The only time I have had similar health concerns was in the early 1950s when polio was so pervasive.
The debilitating virus had been around for decades. In 1952, it reached epic proportions: 58,000 cases in the U.S. and 3,145 deaths.
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