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[Faye Flam] US can control COVID-19 without second lockdown
[Faye Flam] US can control COVID-19 without second lockdown
ViewpointsAug 4, 2020
Rising COVID-19 case counts across the US have made a second lockdown seem almost inevitable. It is likely to be months before a vaccine could end the coronavirus pandemic, and the US is also months away from using the testing-and-tracing strategy that other countries have used to keep new outbreaks from expanding. But Americans can’t be expected to stay in their homes for months on end. The rational, fair, humane way forward is for society to balance pandemic safety against other vital n