Many of us are sort of holding out hope for when a vaccine will eventually be made and expect that things will get back to normal. However, there is a good chance that a vaccine for Covid-19 may take longer than the 18 months we often hear mentioned by optimistic immunologists. It may take years, or it may never happen at all.
The Spanish Flu took three years. That was at a time when it would have been harder for people to social distance and isolate themselves because they had to go out and do everything physically. We can do a lot of things online now. We can work, shop, entertain ourselves and catch up with friends and family online.
We might have to prepare for a life filled with frequent lockdowns, at least in the next few years. Which businesses will fail and which will survive? What skills and talents will the world need? What adjustments will you make in your work, career, business or investments?
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