“Demonstrators have closely gathered all over the country, and in blocks-long crowds in large cities, singing and chanting and demanding justice. Police officers have dealt with them roughly, crowding protesters together, blasting them with lung and eye irritants, and cramming them into paddy wagons and jails. There’s no point in denying the obvious: Standing in a crowd for long periods raises the risk of increased transmission.” The Atlantic: America Is Giving Up on the Pandemic. (Sadly, we don’t get to decide when this fight is over…)

+ NYT Upshot: When 511 Epidemiologists Expect to Fly, Hug and Do 18 Other Everyday Activities Again.

+ WaPo: Shutdowns prevented 60 million coronavirus infections in the U.S., study finds.