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Herd Immunity Is a Dangerous Strategy for Tackling COVID-19

News   Aug 27, 2020 | Original story from Johns Hopkins Medicine

 
Herd Immunity Is a Dangerous Strategy for Tackling COVID-19

Graphic explaining herd immunity, where immunity to a disease in a population — whether through natural infection or preferably, by widespread vaccination — reaches a high-enough percentage to stem the spread of an outbreak. Credit: Courtesy of General Services Administration and National Institutes of Health

 
 
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