A widely shared Facebook post pushing the controversial concept of “herd immunity” was flagged by the platform for spreading misinformation regarding the coronavirus pandemic.
Covid spreading faster than ever in U.S., NBC numbers show // Trump’s Dr Mengele is going to be held accountable for pushing herd immunity
A group of 80 scientists is pushing back on renewed calls for a herd-immunity approach to Covid-19, calling the method of managing viral outbreaks dangerous and unsupported by scientific evidence
Infectious disease expert blasts top Trump adviser for pushing herd immunity: "Most amazing combination of pixie dust and pseudoscience I've ever seen"
The Washington Post reports that Trump’s new pandemic adviser is pushing the U.S. to adopt a herd immunity strategy like Sweden, but estimates that over two million Americans could die before reaching that threshold. @Globalist_VinG j @Lawrenceins to discuss.
Anyway pushing the “herd immunity” theory as working anywhere in the world is as much anti-science as an anti-vaxxer. Nowhere, nowhere, is near herd immunity. Reaching it even for the most-prevalent parts of Italy would require massive additional deaths and permanent disabilities
The R for coronavirus is between 0.7 and 1 and Vallance has admitted that reopening schools will increase it - pushing us back into exponential spreading of the virus territory again. The government really is trying to kill as many people as possible with its herd immunity policy
Wait - wait. I missed this. Apparently Dominic Cummings was pushing for SAGE to recommend EARLIER, FASTER lockdown? So much for the "Dom pushing herd immunity" conspiracy theory I guess