Health Affairs | December 28, 2021Read the Publication
As the United States falls deeper into this massive, Omicron-fueled coronavirus wave, we are running up against the limits of basic disease-control tools like masking and social distancing. After all, we’re in a much different position today than we were even weeks ago, with states like New York experiencing their highest daily case tallies of the entire pandemic. Midwest states previously racked by Delta are still barely treading water. And testing is once again a disaster across the country.