A Push to Reach Herd Immunity by Getting Vaccines to the Hesitant – Concord Monitor

Read article - Michael Calderwood, associate professor of medicine, is quoted in an article on efforts to convince individuals to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Calderwood said the exact percentage required to achieve herd immunity is dependent on the contagiousness of the virus and the vaccine’s effectiveness at preventing the virus from spreading – both of which have been debated since new variants have taken hold in the United States.