As most Americans have returned to living as normally as possible, COVID is joining the ranks with other infectious diseases — like the flu, chickenpox and the common cold — as an ever-present threat. And like with other common viruses, Americans are learning to live with COVID.

However, for the millions of immunocompromised and elderly Americans at risk from COVID, the fatal danger of contracting the virus remains a stark reality.

A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shares good news regarding COVID in America, including declining cases and hospitalizations. But unfortunately, deaths attributed to COVID remain stubborn at “above 400 per day.” In that same report, the CDC recommends Americans address that risk by getting the available booster shot, which raises the question: Is the status quo good enough?

Published in its entirety in Inside Sources.