As pandemic hits another pivot point, so do many Americans
Amid the recent omicron surge, more people seem to be questioning the value of continued restrictions – and concluding they’re not worth the cost. Parents, in particular, are yearning for normalcy in their children’s lives.
Ileana Schinder is done making sacrifices.
Since the pandemic began, she and her family have been careful. They’ve missed family celebrations, summer camps, in-person school, and time with friends. An architect in Washington, Ms. Schinder is grateful she’s stayed healthy and still has her job. But over two years, the costs have added up.