It’s happening all over again. For months, Americans who despaired about the country’s coronavirus-suppression efforts looked desperately to the arrival
of a vaccine for a kind of pandemic deliverance. Now that it has arrived,
we are failing utterly to administer it with anything like the urgency the pace of dying requires — and, perhaps most maddeningly, failing in precisely
the same way as we did earlier in the year. That is, out of apparent, near-total indifference.