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Experts believe the possibility of ‘herd immunity’ in the US is low: report

New York: There is a general consensus among scientists and public health experts that reaching ‘herd immunity’ is not possible in the US, when it comes to Kovid-19, the media reported.
According to The New York Times, experts believe that the virus will most likely become a manageable threat that will continue to circulate in the US in the coming years, yet lead to hospitalizations and deaths but far fewer numbers In.
“The virus is unlikely to go away,” said Rustom Antia, an evolutionary biologist at Emory University in Atlanta.
“But we want us to check that there may be a mild infection,” he said.
Herd immunity is a form of indirect protection from infectious diseases that can occur with certain diseases when a substantial percentage of the population has become immune to an infection, whether through vaccination or past infections, leading to immunity for individuals with infections. The probability decreases.
Reportedly, White House Chief Medical Advisor Anthony S. Fauci acknowledged the change in thinking of experts.
“People were getting confused and thinking you’re never going to reduce infection until you reach this mysterious level of herd immunity, no matter what the number is,” Fauci. he said.
“That’s why we’ve stopped using herd immunity in the classic sense.” I’m saying: Forget for a second. You vaccinated enough people, the infection is going to subside, ”he said.
According to Johns Hopkins University, the overall global Kovid-19 Cassiolad topped 153.1 million, while deaths exceeded 3.20 million.
In its latest update on Tuesday morning, the university’s Center for System Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and mortality rates were 153,177,931 and 3,209,349 respectively.
According to CSSE, the US remains the worst-ranked country with the highest number of 32,470,363 and 577,492 deaths in the world.


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