The Yankees Covid Outbreak May Be Bad News for Ditching Masks

The spate of cases is a bad bounce—and it might show that lifting mask mandates for the vaxxed won’t be a grand slam.

Eight people who work for the New York Yankees baseball team, including a player, have tested positive for Covid-19—and all of them were vaccinated against the virus a little more than a month ago.

That seems bad. But don’t panic. (Or, if you’re a Red Sox fan, stop smiling.) These “breakthrough” cases don’t mean that vaccines don’t work, or that some vicious new vaccine-proof variant went on a superspreading streak through the Yankees’ locker room. They do mean, though, that it might be a little early to take

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