We just put up an article about this. 🙂 https://theprepared.com/blog/do-you-need-to-do-anything-different-because-of-the-new-covid-mutations/ Right now the worst that we have evidence for is that the new variants are up to 70% more transmissible, can partially escape natural immunity but do not escape the RNA vaccines, and might be 35% more deadly. That last one just dropped today. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/955239/NERVTAG_paper_on_variant_of_concern__VOC__B.1.1.7.pdf?fbclid=IwAR251oEsoL5-b0-MDlxi4qSioZI4_PQrFL5hsODtWo8yspB7oUu7Cyhs4RE Despite how bad everything looks, the UK has shown that the new strains can be controlled by lockdowns. And the vaccines still work, and we’re jabbing more people every day. So the most likely scenario is that things get spicier, but this is still definitively ending soon. Basically the steps to prepare are as you’re describing, plus a psychological step: prepare yourself emotionally for the possibility that the pandemic goes on longer than it now looks. And then any preps that result from that possibility.