Germans, he said, would by the end of winter “probably be either vaccinated, recovered or dead.”
Austria, meanwhile, reverted to a major lockdown this month in the face of a fourth wave of COVID-19, which now has Europe in its grip once again as it seems to ping-pong from continent to continent.
People reacted the way people do — they protested, sometimes violently, in thick crowds almost certain to spread the virus further.
In Utah, Gov. Spencer Cox used language that, while not as stark as Spahn’s, still got to the point. “Ongoing high levels of community transmission continue to jeopardize the health of Utahns statewide,” he said.