Don’t Call It a Second Wave

The first one hasn’t ended

Concerns of a coronavirus “second wave” are being stoked by headlines across the internet, from the Wall Street Journal to Bloomberg to Reuters.

But don’t let them confuse you. There is no second wave because the first one never went away.

It’s true that parts of the U.S. are experiencing spikes in Covid-19 cases right…



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Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.