• Public health officials have tools to beat back Covid again. Does anyone want to use them?

    11 days ago - By STAT

    Before Covid-19 vaccines, public health officials fought off the pandemic with the only tools they had: mask-wearing, social distancing, school closures, and limits on the size of gatherings.
    Now, with cases surging again in much of the United States due to the highly transmissible Delta variant , those tools could still make a measurable difference at a critical moment - but not if the public is unwilling to use them.
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