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WHO warns against pursuing herd immunity to stop Coronavirus

 

  • The World Health Organization warned against the idea that herd immunity might be a realistic strategy to stop the COVID-19.
  • At a media briefing in London, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, such proposals are simply unethical.
  • The WHO chief noted that to obtain herd immunity from a highly infectious disease such as measles, for example, about 95% of the population must be immunized.