By Bill Frist, Richard Pan, and Max G. Bronstein
Americans anxiously await two key benefits that a Covid-19 vaccine will deliver: freedom from fear and a return to normal.
No single vaccine is likely to offer a panacea for this pandemic. And even if it did, it might not accomplish its job if we don’t deal with hesitance to get vaccinated and counter vaccine disinformation. By failing to do these things, we risk a perpetual cycle of infectious disease coupled with persistent economic decline.