New Jersey may never reach herd immunity from COVID. Here’s what that means.

May 8, 2021 • Matthew Stanmyre •
Masked crowds walk along boardwalk in Ocean City, N.J.

“It’s pretty clear that coronavirus is going to be part of our future for quite some time,” said Martin J. Blaser, director of the Rutgers Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine. “But the more people who get vaccinated, the smaller a part of our future it’s going to be.”