1. Life may feel more normal even before herd immunity is reached  CNN
  2. Herd immunity could provide way out of pandemic | COVID-19 Special  DW News
  3. Yes, America can still beat the coronavirus — don't buy the panic stories  New York Post
  4. Reaching ‘Herd Immunity’ Is Unlikely in the U.S., Experts Now Believe  The New York Times
  5. Dr. Ashish Jha: We don't have to get into herd immunity to get our lives back  CNBC Television
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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 normalcy.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 normalcy.

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Don't freak out over the New York Times story Monday claiming that the expert consensus now is that the United States will probably never reach herd immunity from the coronavirus. Don’t freak out over the New York Times story Monday claiming that the expert consensus now is that the United States will probably never reach herd immunity from the coronavirus. Herd...

Yes, America can still beat the coronavirus — don't buy the panic stories

There are no more experts. They know nothing. So, don’t listen to them. Okay, maybe that’s not actually fair—but the real experts are being ignored by the liberal media for There are no more experts. They know nothing. So, don’t listen to them. Okay, maybe that’s not actually fair—but the real experts are being ignored by the liberal media for

Oh, So Now Herd Immunity Cannot Be Obtained? by Matt Vespa

There are no more experts. They know nothing. So, don’t listen to them. Okay, maybe that’s not actually fair—but the real experts are being ignored by the liberal media for There are no more experts. They know nothing. So, don’t listen to them. Okay, maybe that’s not actually fair—but the real experts are being ignored by the liberal media for

Oh, So Now Herd Immunity Cannot Be Obtained? by Matt Vespa

Public health experts are concerned that achieving herd immunity isn't possible in the United States — so they have a more modest goal: simply reducing infections as much as is possible.Public health experts are concerned that achieving herd immunity isn't possible in the United States — so they have a more modest goal: simply reducing infections as much as is possible.

The slow redefinition of ‘herd immunity’ — and what’s actually possible in the United States - The Washington Post

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Contagious variants vaccine hesitancy make crossing the threshold for herd immunity almost impossible.Contagious variants vaccine hesitancy make crossing the threshold for herd immunity almost impossible.

Why 'Herd Immunity' Is Unlikely To Happen In The US - Digg

Will Illinois ever reach herd immunity? Stop wringing your hands and convince someone to get vaccinated, experts say. Also, let's aim for 60% vaccinated -- it did wonders for Israel.

Reaching herd immunity against COVID in Illinois likely a 'longer process' than hoped

"The virus is unlikely to go away,” Rustom Antia, an evolutionary biologist at Emory University in Atlanta, told the New York Times. "The virus is unlikely to go away,” Rustom Antia, an evolutionary biologist at Emory University in Atlanta, told the New York Times.

US unlikely to achieve COVID-19 herd immunity, experts say

A new variant of the coronavirus poses a serious threat to herd immunity.A new variant of the coronavirus poses a serious threat to herd immunity.

Herd immunity for the coronavirus is unlikely, experts warn | TheHill

A new variant of the coronavirus poses a serious threat to herd immunity.A new variant of the coronavirus poses a serious threat to herd immunity.

Herd immunity for the coronavirus is unlikely, experts warn | TheHill

Without herd immunity, life will never quite return to a pre-pandemic "normal"Without herd immunity, life will never quite return to a pre-pandemic "normal"

Many scientists think herd immunity may now be impossible in US. Here's what that means | Salon.com

More than half of Pennsylvanians have now received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine but reaching herd immunity may no longer be a realistic goal.

Is herd immunity still a realistic goal? – WPXI

Fact-checking some New York Times gloom.Fact-checking some New York Times gloom.

Coronavirus & Herd Immunity: What's Possible | National Review

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Scientist and public health experts believe that herd immunity can't be reached in the U.S. due to the dropping COVID-19 vaccination rates, according to a report from The New York Times.Scientist and public health experts believe that herd immunity can’t be reached in the U.S. due to the dropping COVID-19 vaccination rates, according to a report from The New York Times.

Herd immunity to COVID-19 unlikely in US, experts say | WGN-TV

As COVID-19 vaccination rates decline and variants become more pervasive, scientists and public health experts say the threshold needed to reach “herd immunity” is not likely any time soon — and we may never get there, according to a report from the New York Times.As COVID-19 vaccination rates decline and variants become more pervasive, scientists and public health experts say the threshold needed to reach “herd immunity” is not likely any time soon — and we may never get there, according to a report from the New York Times.

US may never reach ‘herd immunity,’ experts say

For more than a year now, health authorities have been preaching the idea of "herd immunity" in regard to COVID. But it now appears that goal is out of reach for the...'NYT' reports that health experts don't think it's possible anytime soon, perhaps ever, on COVID

It Might Be Time to Give Up on 'Herd Immunity'

Monday brings with it a fairly depressing story from the New York Times about how infectious disease experts are saying that herd immunity is no longer the goal for the U.S., and is likely unrealistic given slowing vaccination rates.

We Can Stop Hoping for Herd Immunity, Experts Say — It Isn't Happening

The emphasis on a goal that may be impossible to reach reduces the incentive to get vaccinated.The emphasis on a goal that may be impossible to reach reduces the incentive to get vaccinated.

If COVID-19 Herd Immunity Is ‘Not Attainable,’ Does It Matter? – Reason.com

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'Herd immunity,' a term that for many signifies an end to pandemic restrictions and a return to normal life, may not be a realistic outcome according to experts.'Herd immunity,' a term that for many signifies an end to pandemic restrictions and a return to normal life, may not be a realistic outcome according to experts.

Experts believe 'herd immunity' unlikely to be reached in U.S. | Coronavirus | khq.com

Herd immunity just ain't happening, folks. Once anti-vaccine rhetoric became normal on the right, the goal of herd immunity to stop the spread of COVID-19 was doomed.Many folks have been saying it for a few months now, but it appears that the slower-moving medical experts in the federal government a...Herd immunity just ain't happening, folks. Once anti-vaccine rhetoric became normal on the right, the goal of herd immunity to stop the spread of COVID-19 was doomed.Many folks have been saying it for a few months now, but it appears that the slower-moving medical experts in the federal government a...

Republicans sabotaged America's hopes to reach herd immunity to end pandemic - Raw Story - Celebrating 17 Years of Independent Journalism

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

US probably won’t reach Covid herd immunity, experts conclude

The number of COVID shots going into arms continues to decline from week to week, leaving health experts concerned as to whether herd immunity is attainable.The number of COVID shots going into arms continues to decline from week to week, leaving health experts concerned as to whether herd immunity is attainable.

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Some scientists argue there isn't a magic herd immunity number we need to reach to control COVID-19.Some scientists argue there isn't a magic herd immunity number we need to reach to control COVID-19.

COVID-19 herd immunity might not happen in the US, say experts - CNET

According to Dr. Ashish Jha, the dean of Brown University's School of Public Health, the United States may never reach herd immunity. Still, experts say normalcy is attainable. At this point, roughly 1/3 of the country is fully vaccinated, but experts warn the rate is slowing. Daily vaccination dropped to 2. 6 million last week. We may not get to zero. We probably won't. But if we can get the infections at very low levels, most of us can get back to our lives in normal ways," Dr. Jha said.According to Dr. Ashish Jha, the dean of Brown University's School of Public Health, the United States may never reach herd immunity. Still, experts say normalcy is attainable. At this point, roughly 1/3 of the country is fully vaccinated, but experts warn the rate is slowing. Daily vaccination dropped to 2. 6 million last week. We may not get to zero. We probably won't. But if we can get the infections at very low levels, most of us can get back to our lives in normal ways," Dr. Jha said.

Oregon health experts: herd immunity may never be reached but normalcy is attainable | KATU

Oregon health experts: herd immunity may never be reached but normalcy is attainable

“No we may not hit herd immunity. But infection numbers will be low.”

Dr. Ashish Jha on herd immunity in the United States | Boston.com

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Herd immunity threshold may be out of reach in U.S. – Boston 25 News

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Public health experts and scientists say they do not believe herd immunity is attainable for the near future due to dropping COVID-19 vaccination rates, The New York TimesPublic health experts and scientists say they do not believe herd immunity is attainable for the near future due to dropping COVID-19 vaccination rates, The New York Times

Experts say that herd immunity is unlikely soon, if ever | TheHill

Public health experts and scientists say they do not believe herd immunity is attainable for the near future due to dropping COVID-19 vaccination rates, The New York TimesPublic health experts and scientists say they do not believe herd immunity is attainable for the near future due to dropping COVID-19 vaccination rates, The New York Times

Experts say that herd immunity is unlikely soon, if ever | TheHill

If recent history is any judge, then the U.S. is about to experience a sustained downswing in the pandemic, aided by vaccination, some level of preexisting immunity, and possibly other factors like warm weather—enough for near-normalcy by summertime.If recent history is any judge, then the U.S. is about to experience a sustained downswing in the pandemic, aided by vaccination, some level of preexisting immunity, and possibly other factors like warm weather—enough for near-normalcy by summertime.

What It Really Means That the U.S. Won't Reach Herd Immunity

The concept of herd immunity is often pitched as the key to a return to normalcy after living for more than a year under coronavirus restrictions, but public health experts warn that achieving and maintaining herd immunity for coronavirus is increasingly unlikely.The concept of herd immunity is often pitched as the key to a return to normalcy after living for more than a year under coronavirus restrictions, but public health experts warn that achieving and …

Total coronavirus herd immunity increasingly unlikely, public health experts say

The US’s Covid-19 vaccine campaign may not be too far off from getting the coronavirus under control.America’s vaccine campaign may not be too far off from getting Covid-19 under control.

Herd immunity: How the US could reach a post-pandemic normal with 60% vaccination - Vox

National and local health experts are voicing the fear that not enough people will get the vaccines to cause herd immunity.National and local health experts are voicing the fear that not enough people will get the vaccines to cause herd immunity.

Medical experts fear we may not reach herd immunity

As more and more people are getting one of the available COVID-19 vaccines, a term that might be coming to mind is herd immunity. But can a community like La Jolla, which has a vaccination rate upward of 70 percent, achieve its own herd immunity?As more and more people are getting one of the available COVID-19 vaccines, a term that might be coming to mind is herd immunity.

Can La Jolla reach herd immunity against COVID-19? UCSD expert says it's 'not realistic' - La Jolla Light

Herd immunity requires 75% to 80% of Americans to get the COVID vaccine, but one medical expert thinks the nation may not be able to reach it this year if vaccine hesitancy isn't overcome and more people aren't persuaded to get a shot.About 2.4 million people in the United States are now receiving Covid-19 vaccinations daily, 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.

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Herd immunity against COVID-19 later than fall could have dire consequences, medical expert says | abc7.com

According to the NYTimes, experts have acknowledged that the United States is unlikely to reach herd immunity, which is a huge bummer considering all that went into developing these life-saving vaccines. It's a bit like announcing a goal of landing...According to the NYTimes, experts have acknowledged that the United States is unlikely to reach herd immunity, which is a huge bummer considering all that went into developing these life-saving vaccines. It's a bit like announcing a goal of landing...

We Will Not Achieve Herd Immunity in the United States

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The virus is here to stay, but vaccinating the most vulnerable may be enough to restore normalcy.The virus is here to stay, but vaccinating the most vulnerable may be enough to restore normalcy.

Herd immunity to COVID-19 in US unlikely, most experts say - Chicago Tribune

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Experts now think some 80% of Americans need to be vaccinated against Covid to end the pandemic due to the rise of more infectious variants - but some 20% say they won't get the shots.Experts now think some 80% of Americans need to be vaccinated against Covid to end the pandemic due to the rise of more infectious variants - but some 20% say they won't get the shots.

Will US reach herd immunity soon? Some experts say it's unlikely | Daily Mail Online

At the current vaccination rate, Deutsche Bank research reveals Australia won’t reach herd immunity until late December. Head of Griffith University’s Infectious Diseases and Immunology program, Professor Nigel McMillan, says Australia may not even reach that milestone, unless vaccine uptake increases. It’s estimated about 60 to 70 per cent of the population must be vaccinated […]

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When the COVID-19 pandemic first swept the U.S. more than a year ago, Americans learned brand-new term: Herd immunity.When the COVID-19 pandemic first swept the U.S. more than a year ago, Americans learned brand-new term: Herd immunity.

Herd Immunity? Maybe Never, Experts Now Say | The Daily Wire

A provocative possibility to follow up on John’s post earlier. The United States may not reach herd immunity this year since the vaccine-skeptical part of the population is too large. (Whether w...

Are some blue states developing herd immunity? – HotAir