Don’t Be Surprised When You Get Omicron – America is in for a lot more breakthrough infections. Here’s what to do if you fall sick.

December 15, 2021   |   Tags: ,
My breakthrough infection started with a scratchy throat just a few days before Thanksgiving. Because I’m vaccinated, and had just tested negative for COVID-19 two days earlier, I initially brushed off the symptoms as merely a cold. Just to be sure, I got checked again a few days later. Positive. The result felt like a betrayal after 18 months of reporting on the pandemic. And as I walked home from the testing center, I realized that I had no clue what to do next.