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BioNTech chief says Europe will reach herd immunity by August
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BioNTech chief says Europe will reach herd immunity by August

Apr 28th 2021, 8:47 PM 29,441 Views 39 Comments

His company’s Covid-19 vaccine makes up a large share of the doses administered in Europe and North America.

WHO rules out Covid herd immunity this year
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WHO rules out Covid herd immunity this year

Jan 11th 2021, 9:24 PM 50,722 Views 39 Comments

The virus has infected more than 90 million worldwide.

CMO says herd immunity concept is 'something that's reserved for policy thinking around vaccination'
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CMO says herd immunity concept is 'something that's reserved for policy thinking around vaccination'

Oct 22nd 2020, 7:55 PM 34,002 Views 70 Comments

The concept has been frequently referenced since the beginning of the pandemic.

Why is Ireland choosing a 'seesaw' approach to tackling Covid-19?
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Why is Ireland choosing a 'seesaw' approach to tackling Covid-19?

Oct 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 45,948 Views 92 Comments

The Taoiseach said certain approaches, such as ‘Zero Covid’ or herd immunity, are not realistic for Ireland.

'It's not an option': World Health Organisation warns against attempts to develop Covid-19 herd immunity
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'It's not an option': World Health Organisation warns against attempts to develop Covid-19 herd immunity

Oct 12th 2020, 8:29 PM 45,804 Views 50 Comments

The concept has been frequently referenced since the beginning of the pandemic.

Should Ireland be like Sweden or New Zealand? Experts disagree on the next steps in the pandemic
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Should Ireland be like Sweden or New Zealand? Experts disagree on the next steps in the pandemic

Sep 25th 2020, 12:05 AM 51,389 Views 91 Comments

What can Ireland learn from other countries as we enter the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic?

'An awful lot of young people might have to die' if we were to pursue herd immunity strategy, Prof Nolan says
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'An awful lot of young people might have to die' if we were to pursue herd immunity strategy, Prof Nolan says

Sep 23rd 2020, 7:49 PM 71,418 Views 188 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn said this evening “it’s certainly not a strategy that will be adopted in this country”.

HSE distances itself from claims of senior doctor who said Ireland should try to achieve herd immunity
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HSE distances itself from claims of senior doctor who said Ireland should try to achieve herd immunity

Sep 12th 2020, 3:01 PM 62,364 Views 119 Comments

Dr Colm Henry said that attempting to achieve herd immunity overwhelms hospitals, and that the duration of post-infection immunity isn’t clear.

Why the UK's reliance on 'herd immunity' is being condemned as 'wrong' and 'letting the fire burn'
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Why the UK's reliance on 'herd immunity' is being condemned as 'wrong' and 'letting the fire burn'

Mar 16th 2020, 3:29 PM 47,900 Views 71 Comments

“Their view really is to let this fire burn, and they will try and damp it down where they can,” Dr Gabriel Scally said today.