With nearly 100 million Americans fully vaccinated and new cases of coronavirus at their lowest level since last October, the United States could possibly have reached or will reach the decisive turning point, the media reported.
While some researchers argue that it is still too early to say, a growing number of epidemiologists, infectious scientists and public health experts believe the vaccination campaign may help the country win the race against coronavirus, according to a report in NPR.org.
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According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 34 percent of the U.S. population already has some immunity to the virus from being exposed to the virus.
In addition, the vaccination campaign, the report states. More than 43 percent of the population has now received at least one shot, and a third are fully vaccinated. It comes very close to where other countries, such as Israel, began to turn the corner and experience a sharp drop in infections, it added.
The combination of natural immunity from people who were exposed to and vaccination “means that we may already be closer to the population’s immunity of 60 percent,” Jha said. “That’s why I’m pretty sure we’ve turned the corner.”
After several months of increase, the number of daily infections in the United States has begun to decline again. It has fallen by an average of 27 percent in the last two weeks.
However, infections spread quickly in places like Oregon, Washington state and parts of Colorado and Arizona, prompting experts to warn people not to let their guard down too soon.
“There was a fourth wave, whether it is already falling, it is not yet known. It did not feel so bad because it was so much smaller than the third. It has been a little bigger than the second and may not be over yet, “Thomas Frieden, a former director of the CDC, was quoted as saying.
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