May 27, 2021

Immunity is Closer Than You Think

While the US has been a focus for criticism throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, its vaccine rollout has so far been the envy of the world. Since Operation Warp Speed eliminated many of the bureaucratic hurdles to FDA approval and helped deliver a vaccine in record time, the US has been steadily growing its distribution system. Currently, about 1.5 million Americans are being vaccinated a day, putting us on pace to easily beat the Biden Administration’s original goal of 100 million doses in 100 days. Cumulatively, 44 million vaccine doses have been administered, with 10 million people having gotten the recommended two doses that offer 90%+ effectiveness. That means roughly 34 million Americans, or 10% of the population, have some level of immunity to the virus. Read more