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The Great Reopening

May 31, 2020 - The New York Times

WHEN WILL YOU go back to school? When you do, what will be different? When will restaurants come back? And movie theaters? And sports? Most important, when will life be safe again? One word is meant to encompass the answers to all those questions: ''reopening.'' Reopening is what happens when things go sort of halfway -- but not all the way -- back to normal.

Here's the tricky thing: People disagree about when it's safe to reopen, because although the coronavirus may have become rarer wit...