Workers’ Anxiety Grows as Covid Variant Casts a Shadow
Some see an undue rush by employers to get workplaces back to normal, whether by dropping precautions or imposing new rules.
When Kelly Harris, a personal grocery shopper in Steubenville, Ohio, was vaccinated in March against Covid-19, it was a huge relief. “I felt the weight of the world off my shoulders,” she said. Her sense of relief has turned to dread. After most supermarkets eased masking requirements in May, mask wearing plummeted in her area. She worried about bringing the virus home to her school-age children.