COVID Leadership Requires Cooperation Between the Private Sector and Government

The deaths of more than 610,000 Americans from COVID — more than virtually every United States war — makes using military analogies appropriate. Our war plan against the virus must have two key elements build strong defenses and don’t help the enemy by giving the virus too many uncontested shots at infecting us.

We are fortunate to have highly effective COVID vaccines, but we are not close to community level immunity now, or in the near term. There are concrete steps we — as a society, and not…