Disease is not abnormal. The pandemic is not abnormal. The conditions of life right now are normal and have been since the pre-Cambrian era.
Human-Shaped Society for a Post-Industrial World
As we descend from the peak of the industrial age, we can expect to see more of our survival dependent on "impractical," low-tech skills.
It’s essential for sane living that we recognize the limits imposed on us by the universe.