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Steven Fuller, Ph.D., DO

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Vice President and Corporate Medical Officer of Presbyterian Senior Living

Questions to ponder as herd immunity remains out of reach

Experts estimate that herd immunity for COVID-19 will be reached when 75–85%  of the U.S. population has received the COVID-19 vaccine.  But long-term care — including nursing homes and assisted living communities — form a distinct population that should be considered separately. These are congregate settings, where residents are largely confined onsite and whose caregivers…

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