One of the more concerning recent developments (since around the beginning of this year) is the confirmed transmission of avian flu to dairy cows.
The number of deaths from COVID-19 is way down from its peak and pandemic-related restrictions and mandates have virtually disappeared, but there are hints we are in for a late summer surge in infections.
We all know people who said, “I had COVID, but it wasn’t too bad after the first couple of days.  After that, I had a cough and was tired for maybe a week.  Pretty much like the flu.”