As the United States turns the corner in slowing coronavirus infections, the rush is on to reach herd immunity. In order to do that, the CDC says 70% of the U.S. population needs to be vaccinated. Some argue if that will ever happen due to vaccine hesitancy. The pause in the administering of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine didn't help matters one bit, either.

However,  more and more colleges and universities in the country are now requiring students have a COVID vaccination. More than 30 higher learning institutions have made the shot mandatory.

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