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Newsom: Unvaccinated can end COVID pandemic in a month. Can they really?

The Mercury News, Aug. 13, 2021

August 13, 2021

Newsom: Unvaccinated can end COVID pandemic in a month. Can they really?

“The pandemic won’t be over in 30 days no matter what we do,” said Andrew Noymer, associate professor of population health and disease prevention at the University of California Irvine. “But we can vaccinate better, vaccinate more people. … “The governor’s remarks are more a homily about the value of vaccination than a declaration of science,” Noymer said. “He’s saying something to impress on his constituents the values of vaccination.”