The Geometry of COVID-19

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When I was in high school, math was definitely not my forte, with one surprising exception — geometry. For some reason it delighted me. I remember this strong sensation of experiencing it inside me, some sort of resonance with what already resided there. It made such simple sense. The appearance of COVID-19, a short four months ago, has resurrected that feeling in me. It makes so much sense for me that this teeny little piece of protoplasm is…