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This Is What Has to Happen Before Life Can Return to Normal

Our paths out of the pandemic

More than a year has passed since the novel coronavirus arrived in the United States. In many parts of the country, daily caseloads and deaths remain at or near their pandemic peaks.

But the prospect of a post-Covid future is real and potentially close at hand. The vaccines are here, and…



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Markham Heid

I’m a long-time contributor at TIME and other media orgs. I write mostly about health, behavior, and psychology. I’m from Michigan but I live in Germany.