May 25, 2020:
“Massachusetts is one of the best examples of how to handle this,” said John Brownstein, an epidemiologist at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital. “Nothing’s perfect, but I’d say it’s one of the best examples across the country.”
December 22, 2020: Massachusetts going back into lock down on December 26th.
Once more: everywhere ends up at the same place, given time. Mitigations – for the most part – have very limited impacts, given time.