‘Pandemic Anxiety’ Has No Future

Fans in the stands during the second inning of the game between the Texas Rangers and the Toronto Blue Jays at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, April 5, 2021. (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)
There’s a whiff of anticipation in the air.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE H ow long will New Mexico’s restaurateurs put up with public-health closures and limits, while they are disappearing from Nevada? How long can Boston Red Sox fans (and owners) watch packed stadiums in Texas, and not long to open up Fenway Park? Questions like these go beyond the United States. Can London, England, really require vaccine passports for dinner reservations, if Miami, Fla., does not?

For the better part of a year, those who “believed the science” tended to believe that states such as Florida and Texas were extending the national COVID nightmare. But now, as millions of vaccines are distributed in


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