"Never in the history of public health has herd immunity been used as a strategy for responding to an outbreak, let alone a pandemic. It is scientifically and ethically problematic," says of .
The statement is globally factually correct. In particular 'herd immunity' is indeed not a strategy. Where it feels lacking is that there is no hint to an endpoint or a strategy. It is all about tactics aimed at prolonging the pain.
"Never in the history of public health has herd immunity been used as a strategy for responding to an outbreak, let alone a pandemic. It is scientifically and ethically problematic."
Never in the history of public health has herd immunity been used as a strategy for responding to an outbreak, let alone a pandemic. - WHO Director General Tedros Ghebreyesus Opening Remarks on Oct 12th A few specifics from his remarks, in thread (1/ )
2/ continued: "...It is scientifically & ethically problematic." (Translation: Keep your distance & wear your 😷😷😷)