“I can’t read her mind, but if I were Walensky, I’d be scared because those who are not protected through vaccination or past infection are still at grave risk, a fact that may be overshadowed by all the good news. Even as our vaccines continue to work very well against it, the particular variant we’re facing in this surge is both more transmissible and more deadly for the unvaccinated.” So where exactly are we in the fight against Covid-19? For that, we turn to The Atlantic’s Zeynep Tufekci who has analyzed these moments as well as any reporter. The Fourth Surge Is Upon Us. This Time, It’s Different.