Biden administration readies battle plan as Covid variants reach the U.S.

Biden administration readies battle plan as Covid variants reach the U.S.
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Biden’s quest to beat back the pandemic is at a critical juncture. The number of new cases has started plateauing and even falling in some areas, and millions more vaccine doses are expected to become available within weeks. But news that the more transmissible variants have reached the U.S. reduces the government’s margin for error — potentially making it harder to continue bringing down the number of new infections, and drawing resources away from the president’s goal of inoculating hundreds of millions of Americans by summer.

“We need better genetic surveillance of all the variants out there … but you can’t snap your fingers and get it,” said Ezekiel Emanuel, a bioethics expert at the University of Pennsylvania who served on Biden’s Covid-19 advisory board during…



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