Without a vaccine, "herd immunity" strategies for #COVID19 are deeply unethical, will lead to huge loss of life, will cause untold economic damage, & are *very* unlikely to work. Everyone needs to stop & read 's *fantastic* new piece in
Herd Immunity is not "nature's way." As says, "Never before have we reached herd immunity via natural infection with a novel virus." The explainer you need by
And now explains why we should not seek herd immunity through uncontrolled transmission in the absence of a vaccine
"Arguments in favour of allowing the virus to run its course largely unchecked share a misunderstanding about what herd immunity is, and how best to achieve it. Here, Nature answers five questions about the controversial idea."
Arguments in favour of allowing coronavirus to run its course largely unchecked share a misunderstanding about what herd immunity is, and how best to achieve it. Here, we answers five questions about the controversial idea.
The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19
Nice explanation of where the misunderstandings about herd immunity are coming from and why this approach would be so massively deadly -- and still not work. By on via
A good piece. The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19
Clear answers from Nature, to five key questions on Herd Immunity - 'The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19'
Arguments in favour of allowing COVID-10 to run its course largely unchecked share a misunderstanding about what herd immunity is and how best to achieve it. Nature answers five questions about the controversial idea.
Another explanation of why herd immunity is a lie
"The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19" at w/ comments from on our recent preprint looking at SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence in Manaus (). Check here answers to five questions about herd immunity:
Arguments in favour of allowing COVID-10 to run its course largely unchecked share a misunderstanding about what herd immunity is and how best to achieve it. Nature answers five questions about the controversial idea.
The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19
Many will question the ethics of a vaccine challenge trial (intentionally infecting the virus) But that's nothing compared with the unethical, reckless strategy to achieve herd immunity without a vaccine
Arguments in favour of allowing coronavirus to run its course largely unchecked share a misunderstanding about what herd immunity is, and how best to achieve it. Here, we answers five questions about the controversial idea.
The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19
"We have to face reality - never before have we reached herd immunity via natural infection with a novel virus, and #SARSCoV2 is unfortunately no different." -
The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19
Zwar auf Englisch, aber sehr gute Zusammenfassung der Probleme von einer COVID-19 "Herdenimmunität via Infektion (Durchseuchung)": The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19
“We have to face reality — never before have we reached herd immunity via natural infection with a novel virus, and SARS-CoV-2 is unfortunately no different.” Debunking the “herd mentality” of herd immunity.
The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19
"The false promise of #HerdImmunity for #COVID19" in :
"#COVID19 #HerdImmunity Strategies Could Bring 'Untold Death and Suffering'" by via cc "Vaccination is the only ethical path to herd immunity."
The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19
Interesting analysis of estimates of herd immunity. I didn't realise that low estimates are based on intense social distancing which means that achieving herd immunity at lower thresholds doesn't mean life goes back anywhere near normal
The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19: Why proposals to largely let the virus run its course — embraced by Donald Trump’s administration and others — could bring “untold death and suffering”.
The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19
The false promise of #HerdImmunity for #COVID19
The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19, by
Please stop quoting numbers on heard immunity or even infection rates without uncertainty estimates. Uncertainty estimates are essential to making risk assessments.
The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19
The false promise of herd immunity for #COVID19 Letting the virus run its course, a strategy embraced by Donald Trump’s administration and others, could bring “untold death and suffering”.
Don’t take it from me, read this piece. “Surrendering to the virus” is not a defensible plan.
The false promise of #HerdImmunity for #COVID19. Why proposals to largely let the virus run its course could bring “untold death and suffering,” by via #GlobalHealth
“We have to face reality — never before have we reached herd immunity via natural infection with a novel virus, and SARS-CoV-2 is unfortunately no different.” Nature unpacks 'herd immunity' as cases in Manaus-thought to have reached the threshold-rise
Excellent review about "the false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19"
The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19
The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19
The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19
Why proposals to largely let the virus run its course — embraced by Donald Trump’s administration and others — could bring “untold death and suffering”. via
But don’t take it from me, take it from 😉
A lucid piece on the illusion of unchecked infections to reach #herdimmunity. #COVID19.
The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19
The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19: "Why proposals to largely let the virus run its course — embraced by Donald Trump’s administration and others — could bring “untold death and suffering”"
Herd Immunity approach would lead to a catastrophic loss of human lives without necessarily speeding up society’s return to normal via
The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19 - Nature #covid19 #herdimmunity
The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19
The development of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine development is well underway. Vaccination is still the only ethical path to herd immunity. Thanks for following up my work and bringing this hot scientific topic to the public.
Good herd immunity explainer