• A Johns Hopkins professor predicts the US will reach herd immunity by April, but many experts aren't so optimistic

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    People wait in line in a Disneyland parking lot to receive COVID-19 vaccines.
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    In an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, Johns Hopkins professor Martin Makary wrote that COVID-19 would be "mostly gone" in the US by April.
    The US's drop in coronavirus cases suggests it's close to reaching herd immunity, Makary said.
    But many doctors and scientists say herd immunity is still a long way off in the US.
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  • Experts warned of the digital divide for years. Now it's 'life or death' as people struggle to sign up for online COVID-19 vaccinations

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Cofounders of the Sayre Mobile Clinic Jay Shah and Santosh Nori register community members experiencing homelessness for healthcare visits and educate them on COVID-19 safety and primary care.
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    Underserved populations in the US struggle to get COVID-19 vaccines as providers rely on the web.
    About 38 million Americans don't have internet literacy, and 25 million don't have internet access.
    The barrier is another way underserved populations are bearing the brunt of the pandemic.
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