When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made an abrupt change to its guidance Thursday, stating that fully vaccinated people could stop wearing masks in most settings, it was welcomed, if not whiplash-inducing, news.
Vaccination is going relatively well in this country, although the number of people who receive a dose each day is down from its peak. And new cases, hospitalisations and deaths from the virus are decreasing.
Things could always get bad again, and the CDC could always update its guidance and reintroduce more aggressive restrictions. But righ ...