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January 21, 2021, marked the one-year anniversary when the United States announced its first patient with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (COVID-19). The following day, some 318 days after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, California confirmed 3,108,012 COVID-19 cases to date and 36,962 fatalities.
When it comes to COVID-19, medicine in part has performed miracles over twelve months, vastly improving its ability to identify the virus and its efficacy in treating it, not to mention developing a vaccine designed to stop it. Nevertheless, COVID-19 has little interest in stay-at-home orders or social distancing, nor does the pandemic favor either side in a polarized nation.