How will Covid-19/Coronavirus Affect my Alternative Investment Portfolio? Part 55: May 1st, 2021

After troubling surge, U.S. resumes progress on third death wave before plateauing; Crystal ball: Best news of Spring 2021? New infections drop for first time since since mid-March; The change of focus for this article series: The race against time (Humanity’s vaccines vs. The evolving virus); Europe turns the corner on first-generation mutations as India plunges into crisis over what may be a second-generation threat; Mutant watch; Study finds two in three vaccine hold-outs say they’re “very unlikely” to change their minds; Vaccine resistors unpersuaded by doctors and political leaders; but widely agree that booster shots are a deal-breaker and fake vaccination cards are “1000 percent” a wonderful thing; ‘Long Hauler’ Study Shows Covid Can Kill Months After Infection; FDA and CDC reinstate Johnson & Johnson Covid 19 vaccine after safety review; The Mouse returns to recovering California; Update on my portfolio.

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