“Mom, does Dad have the virus?” my daughter asked me from the back seat of the car. My husband was isolating after a high fever, chills, and a negative flu test.
“I don’t know,” I told her as we drove. “We’re waiting to find out. But if he does, remember his immune system is keeping him protected.”
I wasn’t sure of this, knowing that thousands of people have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. But I wasn’t about to tell that to a 5-year-old. Instead, I started to sing.
“And the first stage is….” I began.
“…when cells called macrophages, chew the virus till antigens abound!” she continued. Read more…