ThePrint: Virus surge as summer wanes in Australia indicates what US, Europe can expect this winter

ThePrint: Virus surge as summer wanes in Australia indicates what US, Europe can expect this winter. “Deep into the Southern Hemisphere winter, Australia’s second-most populous city Melbourne is experiencing a virus resurgence that dwarfs its first outbreak back in March. The state of Victoria on Thursday reported a high of 723 new infections — nearly 200 more than its previous record set a few days earlier. The surge epitomizes a disturbing pattern: that subsequent Covid-19 waves can be worse than the first, particularly when the conditions — like people sheltering from colder weather in enclosed spaces — are ripe for transmission.”