As US west braces for omicron surge, leaders take a hands-off approach

Published on December 24, 2021

As US west braces for omicron surge, leaders take a hands-off approach

The Guardian—Experts call for public health measures beyond vaccines as health workers describe a ‘war zone’. In California, stronger masking rules are likely to help stem the spread of the virus. But getting rapid at-home tests remains costly and inconvenient, hurting low-income workers at risk of exposure to the virus and who are most in need of frequent testing.