Additionally, the CDC’s place that the very small number of people that had myocarditis after the first vaccine dose should nonetheless contemplate getting the second vaccine dose seems very questionable at finest. On the optimistic aspect of the ledger, forty six.1% of Americans have been absolutely vaccinated. The CDC estimates that there have been 114.6 total million infections, or that 34% of Americans have been infected. This immunity seems to be long-lasting, though solely time will tell for positive. As there’s likely appreciable overlap between these two teams, maybe 70% of Americans have immunity to COVID-19 at this point, though nobody is conscious of the exact number. This will type a significant barrier that will prevent COVID-19 from overwhelming cities and hospitals once more, especially as the most vulnerable people are the most protected.