The vaccines are phenomenal. Belaboring their imperfections—and telling people who receive them never to let down their guard—carries its own risks.
Americans who are desperate to see their loved ones need advice that goes beyond “Just say no.”
Social gatherings provoke moral indignation—but bringing in law enforcement will promote injustice, not reduce infections.
As campuses reopen without adequate testing, universities fault young people for a lack of personal responsibility.
Face coverings are a powerful tool, but health authorities can’t simply ignore the reasons some people refuse to use them.
Health is about more than simply remaining free of coronavirus infection.
As people start reopening their lives, they’re hearing little practical guidance about the dilemmas they encounter.
Instead of an all-or-nothing approach to risk prevention, Americans need a manual on how to have a life in a pandemic.