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U.S. unlikely to reach herd immunity, experts say

Loading the player… While vaccinations in the US and around the global community signal the potential to finally stabilize the COVID-19 pandemic, some experts are sharing concerns that not enough people are getting vaccinated, thereby jeopardizing the chances of the U.S. achieving herd immunity against the virus.  The World Health Organization (WHO) describes herd immunity as… Read More »

Fauci says Covid-19 vaccine may not get US to herd immunity if too many people refuse to get it

With government support, three coronavirus vaccines are expected to be studied in large-scale clinical trials in the next three months. “The best we’ve ever done is measles, which is 97 to 98 percent effective,” said Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. “That would be wonderful if we get there.… Read More »