NATIONAL REPORT — Consumers and businesses around the United States — and arguably, the world — were looking forward to 2021 when they could put the COVID-19 pandemic in the rearview mirror. But, as we now know, that didn't happen.
Even with the lingering health crisis and emergence of new variants, the news around the coronavirus was not all bad. Three vaccines rolled out in the United States, and the majority of lockdowns and mandates became a thing of the past.
These are the top 10 COVID-19 pandemic headlines of 2021, as reported by Convenience Store News Online: