When will the pandemic 'end' for Minnesotans? It will largely be an individual decision.
June 22, 2021
On May 8, 1945, when World War II ended in Europe, flags were unfurled, bonfires were lit, and people packed the pubs. In Britain, a national holiday marked the end of terrible violence that left cities destroyed and millions dead.
For more than a year, the world has been at war with the vicious, silently spreading coronavirus, which has killed nearly 4 million of us and counting. But this enemy won't sign an official surrender. In fact, we may never defeat it.
Though COVID-19 cases and deaths have declined dramatically from their peak in many areas, there's little consensus about what that threshold means.