Tuesday, February 23, 2021
How close are we to herd immunity?
A few days ago, the New York Times explored how close we might be to herd immunity against the coronavirus. It all depends, of course, on how quickly people get vaccinated and how much protection people have by dint of having already had a bout of COVID. Both remain variables.
Somehow, it doesn't seem fair that people who already suffered with coronavirus might get it again. But there are instances of that already, and the variants will impact that likelihood.
In short, it looks like the best-case scenario is herd immunity being reached sometime this summer. And wouldn't that be grand?