February marks the first month since the start of the pandemic where the 7-day rolling average number of vaccine doses administered per day exceeded 1 million people.
The positive growth trend of doses administered means a return to maskless days is on the horizon. However, most carriers are not ready to plan beyond Q3. The on-going health impacts, changes to the workplace, and the global financial impact all create a wave of uncertainty.
Therefore, simple long-term planning this year can garner a real competitive advantage.
As a community that hosts events to bring people together, we need to understand when we can layer in in-person programs. What matters most to a transition to a post-Covid world is when it happens and how where we will reach herd immunity.
There is a good deal of optimism that we will reach herd immunity by the summer. We did some simple math for you to find out what that takes. Biden’s 100-day target is 1.5M doses per day. In order for us to reach herd immunity (70% of the population vaccinated) by summertime, it will take 3M doses/day, twice Biden’s 100-day target.
Given the math above, how optimistic are you about our immunization targets?
- Most Optimistic: We hit herd immunity by July, reaching 3M vaccine doses/day
- Better Than Today: We hit herd immunity by October, reaching 2M vaccine doses/day
- Biden’s Target: We hit herd immunity by December, reaching 1.5M vaccine doses/day
Each level puts at a vastly different month for herd immunity. Join the conversation on Linkedin and share your vote and reasoning:
LinkedIn Discussion: https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6764740644322783232
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