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Now is as good a time as there’ll ever be to leave your pandemic bubble

The Atlantic, March 3, 2022

March 3, 2022

Now is as good a time as there’ll ever be to leave your pandemic bubble

So it seems likely that now (or the near future) is as good a time as there’ll ever be to return to some activities you may have been avoiding. The virus “is going to be here for a long time,” Andrew Noymer, a public-health [associate] professor at UC Irvine, told me. “So if the logic is, Well, we can’t go out to eat, because there’s COVID, then we can never go out to eat again, because there’s going to be COVID with us forever, basically.”