For the first time, public health experts are acknowledging that herd immunity is probably unachievable in the United States, at least in the near future. So, what does that mean for us here in Massachusetts? And, as more people become fully vaccinated, how should we be thinking about resuming "normal" activities? Is it time to abandon outdoor mask-wearing?
We answer all your coronavirus questions with in another edition of Ask the Doctors. This week, we're joined by Dr. Cassandra Pierre, acting hospital epidemiologist and an infectious disease physician at Boston Medical Center and assistant professor at the Boston University School of Medicine, and Dr. Joshua Barocas, an infectious diseases physician at Boston Medical Center and assistant professor at the Boston University School of Medicine.
This segment aired on May 4, 2021.