What’s safe to do during summer’s Covid surge? I know this sounds contrarian in this era, but maybe we should ask the experts. STAT asked public health experts about their own plans.

+ Biden administration expected to advise Covid booster shots for most Americans.

+ “I did not realize that the threat of death is inadequate to make people want to go have vaccines … There’s a fair number of people who don’t believe they have COVID and that we’re lying to them.” COVID Patients Fighting for Their Lives Are Still Refusing the Vaccine.

+ New Zealand announces it’s locking down the entire country … over one Covid case. Meanwhile, many US governors are fighting for the right to send your kids to school maskless.