Report: 'Experts' Doubt the U.S. Will Ever Reach 'Herd Immunity'

Report: 'Experts' Doubt the U.S. Will Ever Reach 'Herd Immunity'


“Experts” are now doubting the United States will ever be able to reach herd immunity in regards to the Chinese coronavirus, according to a report from the New York Times, which concluded the virus is “here to stay.”

The New York Times, in a Monday report, cited a “widespread consensus among scientists and public health experts” who believe the herd immunity threshold is “not attainable — at least not in the foreseeable future, and perhaps not ever.”

Rather, they say the virus will stick around, becoming something the U.S. manages, though it remains unclear what the immediate ramifications of that mindset are, whether it be extended universal masking or continued social distancing.

“The virus is unlikely to go away,” Rustom Antia, an evolutionary biologist at Emory University in Atlanta, told the Times. “But we want to do all we can to check that it’s likely to become a

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