• A Simple Rule of Thumb for Knowing When the Pandemic Is Over

    1 day ago - By The Atlantic

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    In the middle of January, the deadliest month of the pandemic, one day after inauguration, the Biden administration put out a comprehensive national strategy for “ beating COVID-19 .” The 200-page document includes many useful goals, such as “Restore trust with the American people” and “Mount a safe, effective, and comprehensive vaccination campaign.” But nowhere does it give a quantitative threshold for when it will be time to say, “Okay, done-we've beaten the...
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