Could kids be the key to returning to post-pandemic normal?

CHICAGO (NewsNation Now) — With it seemingly unlikely that the U.S. will reach herd immunity against COVID-19 with adults and teens alone, some experts are now pointing to children as the potential off ramp to the pandemic.

Currently 75% of Americans over 12 have at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. When children and other ineligible individuals are factored in, 65% of all Americans have received at least one dose.