The very good vaccine news

Very good news from Pfizer on the vaccine front.  And Zoom shares have been crashing.  Disney is soaring.  Book that wedding venue now!

Here is the woman who led the effortAnd:

If you want to tell positive stories about immigration, look no further than the BioNTech vaccine: company co-founders Uğur Şahin and Özlem Türeci are both children of Turkish Gastarbeiter who came to Germany in the late 1960s.

This also means a lot of the other vaccine candidates are quite likely to work.  Finally, please do note this:

In seriousness, the expected value of delaying getting sick just went way, way, way up.

Bravo to all those involved.  And from one reader:

What do you think of proposing a new holiday to your readers?

Most of them are going to celebrate Christmas and Thanksgiving with their families during the peak of the pandemic, when immunity is available just around the corner. Perhaps “Vaccinalia” a two day celebration two weeks after your entire family is vaccinated, with presents AND turkey…


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