Rapid testing is essential to get right if we want to move back closer to normal.
Which brings me to what’s missing.
This plan is fabulous for stemming the surge over the next one to three months — when rapid tests get on shelves, when vaccines start to take effect. The provisions for treatment of the sick, and for helping overwhelmed health care staff, will be helpful today. But what else should we be doing in the meantime?
Was it everything I hoped for? No. But I’ll take it.