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Answering COVID-19 Questions with Infectious Diseases Experts

Oct 05, 2020

We do not think at the current state of infection in the US—even in cities where the virus hit very hard—that we are anywhere close to the number of people who need to be immune to stop the spread of infection. Less than 5% of the population has had COVID-19, and even if immunity is robust and long lasting, that isn't enough people to prevent the spread of infection.