…accination,” explains Cooper. Increasing contagiousness means a higher threshold for herd immunity. “We are literally in a public health race between trying to reach herd immunity and the virus evolving to evade public health control,” he says.
Quite possibly the best description I've read
Our response to COVID19...
was flight in 2020
is fight in 2021
will be tend-and-befriend in 2022
...unless AntiMaskers cause us to lose the fight, or needlessly extend its duration. If we remain vigilant through Spring & Summer, we'll win without having to go into overtime.