4 thoughts on “Herd Immunity

  1. Dream on says:

    “Spain’s coronavirus antibodies study adds evidence against herd immunity” https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/06/health/spain-coronavirus-antibody-study-lancet-intl/index.html
    “Dr. Fauci warns coronavirus vaccine may not lead to herd immunity in US” https://nypost.com/2020/06/29/dr-fauci-warns-that-coronavirus-vaccine-may-not-lead-to-herd-immunity/
    “A leading Chinese disease control expert has claimed that it would be ‘completely impossible’ for the world to combat the coronavirus pandemic with ‘herd immunity’. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8487375/Chinese-expert-says-completely-impossible-tackle-COVID-19-herd-immunity.html

  2. Doc says:

    Trump defends claim coronavirus will disappear, citing ‘herd mentality’ https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/516618-trump-defends-claim-coronavirus-will-disappear-citing-herd-mentality
    “…If Trump was referring to herd immunity when it comes to the number of people getting the virus, well, then he was talking about a massive loss of human life — well in excess of the 400,000+ American deaths that one oft-cited model is projecting by January 1, 2021.
    The Mayo Clinic, for example, said that experts estimate 70% of Americans would have to contract and then recover from Covid-19 in order for herd immunity to be achieved. That would mean 229 million cases. It is hard to know for sure what the death rate from Covid-19 is, but it is safe to say that many cases would lead to an astronomical number of deaths.” https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/16/politics/donald-trump-covid-19-coronavirus-abc-townhall/index.html
    As of August 24 the CDC’s estimate was for an infection fatality rate of 0.65% for the U.S. in the Spring of 2020. https://www.statnews.com/2020/08/24/infection-fatality-rate-shows-covid-19-isnt-getting-less-deadly/
    Mayo Clinic: “Herd immunity and COVID-19 (coronavirus): What you need to know” https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/coronavirus/in-depth/herd-immunity-and-coronavirus/art-20486808

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