Herd Immunity Goal Looks to Summer

Herd Immunity Goal Looks to Summer

Wisconsin could hit the key milestone in its fight against the coronavirus by the Fourth of July.

DHS deputy secretary Julie Willems Van Dijk yesterday said the state could reach herd immunity by July. Herd immunity would mean vaccinating 80-percent of people 16-and-up. Willems Van Dijk says the state should have enough vaccine doses by then. It may be trickier, however, to get all of those doses into people’s arms. Willems Van Dijk said last week that a lot of people in Wisconsin may need some ‘convincing’ to get the shot.

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