A 'herd mentality' can’t stop the COVID-19 pandemic. Neither can a weak vaccine.
Debates over herd immunity and natural infection arise with every outbreak. Effective vaccination always wins.
Some say that herd immunity achieved via regular ol' infection can stop the COVID-19 outbreak and return life to normal History says they're wrong For
, I dive into herd immunity's origin story and why we need an effective vaccine to maintain it
For sure, the herd immunity threshold will vary from city to city. It might be higher in some, lower in others, says Jeff Shaman of
But we're seeing some signs from rapid outbreaks that the simple equation for COVID's threshold might be 🎯
should stop paywalling it's #COVID19 coverage.
Damiano de Felice
Based on simple math, past experiences with outbreaks, and emerging evidence from the ongoing pandemic, the claim that #HerdImmunity can lead to the end of #COVID19 is a fantasy.