Kansas, Missouri could take months to reach key vaccination threshold as Delta surges
Kansas Governor-elect Laura Kelly laurakellyforkansas.com

Vaccinations have risen in Kansas and Missouri as more residents line up for shots, amid fears they could become the delta variant's latest victim or in hopes of snagging a cash prize. But even the accelerated pace of inoculations in recent days comes with a sobering reality. It's highly unlikely that either state will be able to vaccinate itself out of the current wave of infections. Given delta's contagiousness, the dream of ever achieving herd immunity remains far away, if not out of reach. An analysis of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention vaccination data by The Star suggests it wi...