Herd immunity by infection is not an option

@article{Sridhar2021HerdIB,
  title={Herd immunity by infection is not an option},
  author={Devi Sridhar and Deepti Gurdasani},
  journal={Science},
  year={2021},
  volume={371},
  pages={230 - 231}
}
Difficult lessons are learned from a largely uncontrolled COVID-19 epidemic in Manaus, Brazil Herd immunity is expected to arise when a virus cannot spread readily, because it encounters a population that has a level of immunity that reduces the number of individuals susceptible to infection. On page 288 of this issue, Buss et al. (1) describe the extent of the largely uncontrolled severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) epidemic in Manaus, the capital of Amazonas state in… Expand
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