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Top Virus Expert Warns We Must Do These 3 Things to Stay 'Safe'

Best Life Logo By Kali Coleman of Best Life | Slide 3 of 5: The rise in infections doesn't mean we've regressed all the way back to March 2020, however. According to Jha, the U.S. has built up quite a lot of immunity over time—largely thanks to vaccinations and boosters. This has helped keep people protected and has prevented hospitalizations and deaths from rising too much even as cases increase. But to ensure safety as time passes, we have to keep up with vaccinations, as well as keep "working on improving our vaccine [and] making sure we have enough treatments," Jha said."I think complacency can get us into a lot of trouble," he further explained. "But if we stay active, we stay focused, continue to combat this virus, I think we can keep Americans safe."RELATED:For more up-to-date information, sign up for our  daily newsletter.

But there are certain things we can continue to do to stay safe.

The rise in infections doesn't mean we've regressed all the way back to March 2020, however. According to Jha, the U.S. has built up quite a lot of immunity over time—largely thanks to vaccinations and boosters. This has helped keep people protected and has prevented hospitalizations and deaths from rising too much even as cases increase. But to ensure safety as time passes, we have to keep up with vaccinations, as well as keep "working on improving our vaccine [and] making sure we have enough treatments," Jha said.

"I think complacency can get us into a lot of trouble," he further explained. "But if we stay active, we stay focused, continue to combat this virus, I think we can keep Americans safe."

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