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As cases rise again, second thoughts on another lockdown; More targeted closures are on order, though some experts warn they risk perpetuating the disparities of a total shutdown

Oct 18, 2020 - The Boston Globe

ABSTRACT

More targeted closures are on order, though some experts warn they risk perpetuating the disparities of a total shutdown.

BODY

A view of Boston in March after Governor Charlie Baker issued a stay-at-home advisory.

As COVID-19 cases have risen in Massachusetts and around the country, a public still hearing the echo of "flatten the curve" has begun bracing for — and dreading — a potential wintertime shutdown.

So far, though, elected official...