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COVID-19 Impacts and Herd Immunity

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July 17, 2020 – COVID-19 cases are on the rise in New Mexico and around the country. Now, some are arguing that “herd immunity” could speed up the country’s return to normal life without masks and hand sanitizer. Correspondent Megan Kamerick talked with Dr. Steven Bradfute about this idea, the arguments on both sides, and what the potential long-term effects of the virus could be.   

Correspondent: 
Megan Kamerick 

Guest: 
Steven Bradfute, Ph.D., research assistant professor, UNM Center for Global Health and Department of Internal Medicine 

For More Information: 
Can You Catch COVID-19 Twice?USA Today 

COVID-19 and Health Equity: A New Kind of “Herd Immunity”JAMA 

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