Herd Immunity Through Infection Is Not A Thing

Elephants protect their children from predators while humans let ours get mauled

You cannot get herd immunity from just getting the disease. This is not a thing. As health policy professor Howard Forman said, “there’s never been a real case of herd immunity through infection.” Never.

Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer living in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sign up for my newsletter at www.indi.ca, and you can reach me at indi@indi.ca.

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