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Reaching Covid-19 'herd immunity' is unlikely in the US, experts now believe

Early in the pandemic, when vaccines for the coronavirus were still just a glimmer on the horizon, the term "herd immunity" came to signify the endgame: the point when enough Americans would be protected from the virus so people could be rid of the pathogen and reclaim their lives.
Reaching Covid-19 'herd immunity' is unlikely in the US, experts now believe
5 days ago|Washington, United States

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India in for the long haul as experts say herd immunity unlikely soon

K Srinath Reddy, president, Public Health Foundation of India said that in a highly mobile world where people are moving from place to place, a non-immune person will still be very vulnerable.

4 days ago|Mumbai, India
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Is San Francisco on the verge of a herd immunity breakthrough? Experts are optimistic

San Francisco's low case numbers and high vaccination rates are signaling to experts that the city may have already reached herd immunity.

3 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
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The US won’t reach herd immunity this year. So how will it live with Covid?

Daily life will vary depending on where you live, and how local officials decide to implement – or ignore – public health measures

4 days ago|London, United Kingdom
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Not reaching herd immunity by the fall could have dire consequences, U.S. medical expert says

Millions of Americans are receiving COVID-19 vaccine doses every day, but one medical expert thinks the nation may not reach herd immunity this year if more people can't be persuaded to get a shot.

5 days ago|Toronto, Canada
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US nearing vaccine tipping point, dramatic decrease in COVID cases could come without herd immunity, some experts say

Some researchers say just 10% to 15% more Americans need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to reach a tipping point and see cases dramatically fall.

4 days ago|United States
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Health Experts Warn U.S. May Never Reach Herd Immunity With COVID Vaccine Demand Dropping

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A drop in demand for the COVID-19 vaccine has some experts warning that we may never reach herd immunity, so why are so many people opting against the shot?A FEMA-run site in Newark can vaccinate thousands of people per day, but outside, few takers come and go.It’s not just in Newark.Nationwide, demand for the vaccine has dwindled. Vaccines are down 50% since peaking on April 13, the day the federal government announc…

4 days ago|United States
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Life may feel more normal even before herd immunity is reached

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, experts have said how crucial it is to reach some level of herd immunity. But now some say full herd immunity may not be necessary for life to look more normal.

5 days ago|Atlanta, United States
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Reaching 'herd immunity' unlikely in the US, experts now believe - NZ Herald

Widely circulating coronavirus variants and persistent hesitancy about vaccines will keep the goal out of reach. The virus is here to stay, but vaccinating the most vulnerable may be enough to restore ...

5 days ago|Auckland, New Zealand
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US probably won’t reach Covid herd immunity, experts conclude

US must address vaccine access and combat severe infections as restrictions relaxed, health experts tell The New York Times

5 days ago|London, United Kingdom
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US hopes of herd immunity from Covid 'unlikely' due to vaccine uptake, say experts

HERD IMMUNITY in the coronavirus fight is ‘unlikely' for US citizens - due to vaccine hesitancy and the issue of mutations, experts say.

5 days ago|United Kingdom
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