COVID variants a worry as U.S. appears to turn corner three months into vaccine rollout

Andrew Noymer, [associate professor], public health expert at the University of California, Irvine, told Newsweek: “In the U.S., I do feel we are turning a corner. Cases are down. Vaccinations are up, and there is strong demand for the vaccine; I think this notion that anti-vaxxers are going to ruin it for all of us is premature. What I see is two million people a day getting jabbed and strong demand. This is not to say that I can’t paint a scenario in which vaccination hits a ceiling and problems ensue, but I just think that’s getting ahead of ourselves.”