Is The Economy Recovering Too Quickly?
No aspect of life in America escaped unscathed from the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions got sick, hundreds of thousands died, and even day-to-day tasks like picking up groceries and going to work changed dramatically.
According to the U.S. Pandemic Misery index developed by the USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research, 80 percent of Americans experience a coronavirus-related hardship over the course of the pandemic.
We are not quite out of the woods yet. But nearly two-thirds of Americans have received at least one COVID shot. More than a million vaccine doses are still being administered every day, on average. Given the new guidance from the CDC on fully vaccinated individuals being largely able to resume pre-pandemic life (without having to wear a mask), businesses, government offices, and all sorts of places of public accommodation are beginning to enthusiastically…