A year after COVID-19 vaccines came to U.S., they're still our best hope to end pandemic | Opinion

Have you ever wondered what you can do to save one life?

The answer is simple. Help get 300 to 500 people vaccinated.

How did I come to this conclusion? As an infectious disease doctor I am still seeing people die from Covid in the hospital. As an epidemiologist I can see upstream as to where and why they are coming and how we can prevent it.

So here is a back of an envelope calculation. In Tennessee, so far, we have had 2 million reported cases and over 20,000 deaths....