As it tracks yet more COVID-19 variants, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that — at the end of 2022 — about one in four people 16 years of age and older in the United States had yet to contract the virus. That means 77.5% had antibodies from at least one prior infection. What's more, 96.7% had antibodies from either getting vaccinated, surviving a bout with COVID, or a combination of both.

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