Coronavirus: is herd immunity useful or dangerous?

Updated on October 23, 2020, 6:15 p.m. The reported new corona infections are increasing in Germany, the virus still determines our everyday life. Some scientists believe herd immunity is the best way to contain the pandemic. However, this strategy is considered problematic economically and ethically. We asked an expert whether natural contamination of the population […]

Herd immunity, reckless bet, says expert in Madrid

Madrid.— The epidemiologist Fernando García López, president of the Research Ethics Committee of the Carlos III Health Institute in Madrid, considers that the so-called herd immunity with which some scientists try to tackle the health crisis, is a risky initiative and reckless. The university professor, spokesman for the Madrid Public Health Association and Master in […]

Government Targets 173 Million Vaccines to Pursue Herd Immunity

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia – Director General of Disease Prevention and Control, Ministry of Health (Ministry of Health), Achmad Yurianto said the government is currently only focusing on targeting vaccinations or vaccine injections corona virus (Covid-19) to a population of 173 million. With 70 percent of the population being vaccinated, the Ministry of Health hopes to […]

We don’t want a herd immunity scenario but hope the corona virus weakens

JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Home Minister Tito Karnavian stated, the government never did herd immunity (group immunity) as a strategy to deal with Covid-19. Herd immunity is a herd immunity condition, in which a group or human population is immune to a disease due to a vaccine or has been exposed to the disease. Even so, […]

Re-infected with COVID-19, this is the reason

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Research shows people who have recovered from Covid-19 can lose immunity to this disease within a few months and the corona virus can re-infect like a cold. Reported by The Guardian, in the first longitudinal study of its category, scientists analyzed the immune responses of more than 90 patients and health workers […]

The risk of the second wave

I.In the fight against Covid-19, a stage victory seems to have been achieved. The measures many countries have implemented to curb the spread of Covid-19 have had an impact. The number of new infections has decreased, and the easing of the existing restrictions appears to many as the next necessary step. However, in the discussion […]

A plan to get America back to work

These are days that put every leader to the test – local, state and national. They are all asked to make big life and death decisions while driving through a fog with incomplete information, and everyone in the back seat shouts at them. My heart goes out to everyone. I know they mean well. But […]

Can the corona virus spread through food? Expert claims checked

Editor’s Note: Here are some of the key coronavirus and COVID-19 claims that our readers would like to have tested against the research results. We asked these public health and infectious disease experts to explain this. RELATED: Follow the Latest Corona Virus Updates 1. Is herd immunity a good strategy? Herd immunity is not part […]