We don’t say this often, but this New York Times op-ed by Joseph G. Allen, director of the healthy buildings program at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Healthand and

First up, they ask, “what are we really trying to achieve in the United States?” as the idea of zero-Covid is long gone:

And for some states, there might not be anything better to do:

It really is long past time to state these goals:

And they’re questioning if any of the restrictions really make sense any longer:

They also asked why we’re 1. masking kids in schools and 2.  if we need to even vaccinate kids at all:

One thing they’re concerned about is there are no off-ramps. Like, when does masking end?

Yet, this is what’s happening: