Covid-19: “Herd immunity strategies are being debunked”

« In the #UK we had conflicting scientific advise to our government. I think as we move through this #pandemic we are seeing that #herd #immunity is not the best strategy even though there are many countries for whom hard lockdowns over long periods are not sustainable. But I think that concept is being gradually debunked. » … Read more Covid-19: “Herd immunity strategies are being debunked”

What herd immunity? New Covid-19 clusters trigger lockdowns

When will the worst be behind us? More than six months after coronavirus first made news, new outbreaks are forcing returns to lockdown everywhere from Australia to Spain. An endless nightmare or the normal course of a pandemic in the age of globalisation? Is the mortality rate dropping or not? How to juggle the balance … Read more What herd immunity? New Covid-19 clusters trigger lockdowns

Herd Immunity for Covid-19 Is ‘a Fantasy’: Dr. Haseltine

Jun.15 — William Haseltine, who designed the strategy to develop the first treatment for HIV/AIDS and is now chair and president of consulting group ACCESS Health International, talks about the coronavirus outbreak. He speaks with Haidi Stroud-Watts and Shery Ahn on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”

COVID-19 Frontline Ep. 65: Does China have herd immunity?

Wu Jianfeng, chief of Critical Care Medicine of The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, answered a question on whether there is herd immunity in Chinese patients. #coronavirus Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: … Read more COVID-19 Frontline Ep. 65: Does China have herd immunity?

How herd immunity from coronavirus is developed

A safe and effective vaccine is not expected until at least 2021, so how does herd immunity work, and how can this method help in getting us back to our lives and preventing the spread of COVID-19? BREAKING NEWS UPDATES: https://abcnews.go.com/Health/Coronavirus SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK … Read more How herd immunity from coronavirus is developed

Relying on ‘herd immunity’ is a dangerous idea: WHO

As some countries begin to lift their stay-at-home orders, the World Health Organization warned on Monday that attempting to rely on herd immunity to combat COVID-19 is a “dangerous” idea. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: … Read more Relying on ‘herd immunity’ is a dangerous idea: WHO

How Easily Can Coronavirus Get into Our Homes? Dr H’s First Virtual Clinic | Good Morning Britain

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Dr Hilary Jones answers your questions about the coronavirus pandemic. Audience members joined Dr Hilary in his first-ever ‘virtual clinic’ to ask questions about coronavirus and how it is affecting them. Dr Hilary answers questions on disinfecting your shopping, when it is ok to return to work after self-isolating and … Read more How Easily Can Coronavirus Get into Our Homes? Dr H’s First Virtual Clinic | Good Morning Britain

Could Sweden’s risky coronavirus strategy work?

As most of the world hunkered down and tried to get used to life under lockdown, Sweden decided to try something very different. It has not imposed social distancing. It has merely asked its citizens to voluntarily do it. Bars, restaurants, gyms and most schools remain open. People may gather in groups of up to … Read more Could Sweden’s risky coronavirus strategy work?

Covid-19: ‘We don’t have a strategy of herd immunity,’ Swedish FM tells FRANCE 24

Sweden’s Foreign Minister Ann Linde spoke to FRANCE 24 about the Covid-19 pandemic and the specific approach put in place in her country – avoiding lockdown and relying on trust and discipline. She also discussed the issues of EU borders and European solidarity. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the … Read more Covid-19: ‘We don’t have a strategy of herd immunity,’ Swedish FM tells FRANCE 24

Worth the risk? Sweden bets on herd immunity

Just how big a gamble did #Sweden take when it bucked the trend in Scandinavia and opted never to lock down the country? Its death toll now far exceeds that of its less populated neighbours, with the virus most notably tearing through nursing homes. The payoff, argue the Swedes, is that more than an estimated … Read more Worth the risk? Sweden bets on herd immunity

French PM warns virus will not disappear without vaccine or herd immunity

France’s lockdown will end progressively, with authorities still expecting between 1000-3000 new cases each day from May 11. France 24’s Clovis Casali reports the prime minister urged French people to remain cautious, saying the virus would not disappear before a vaccine, or herd immunity was reached. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live … Read more French PM warns virus will not disappear without vaccine or herd immunity

Covid-19: Sweden’s herd immunity gamble

The key to #Sweden’s decision to buck the trend in Europe and completely forego confinement has been high confidence in public health authorities, Aftonbladet reporter Johanna Fränden tells The #WorldThisWeek. But what a high cost for the elderly as #Covid_19 tears through nursing homes. It’s still unproven that herd immunity works, warns The Daily Beast … Read more Covid-19: Sweden’s herd immunity gamble

Deconfine or double down? Covid-19 in France, Turkey, Sweden and Russia

From Russia, where mobile phone apps track citizens to ensure compliance with lockdown, to Sweden, which never confined and opted instead for herd immunity, François Picard’s panel of journalists assess the situation in their country and discuss how the entertainment industry is adapting to the new normal, between the Rolling Stones’ eerie new single and budding Zoom-made TV formats.  Subscribe to France 24 … Read more Deconfine or double down? Covid-19 in France, Turkey, Sweden and Russia

New York Antibody Study Finds 13.9% of Residents Have Had COVID-19: Cuomo

A New York study seeking to measure the spread of the new coronavirus found that 13.9% of 3,000 people tested across the state had signs of the virus, one of the biggest U.S. reviews to date. That implies that about 2.7 million residents may have had Covid-19, Governor Andrew Cuomo said. That’s about 10 times … Read more New York Antibody Study Finds 13.9% of Residents Have Had COVID-19: Cuomo

The Point: The herd immunity theory comes with a price

“The herd immunity, it makes sense to some extent, but however, at what price?” said Du Bin, director at the Medical ICU of the Peking Union Medical College Hospital in Wuhan, while sharing his views of China’s decisive way of fighting COVID-19. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): … Read more The Point: The herd immunity theory comes with a price