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A widely shared Facebook post pushing the controversial concept of “herd immunity” was flagged by the platform for spreading misinformation regarding the coronavirus pandemic.

NEW: “Everything he says points to the fact that he believes herd immunity is a good option. Yet he denies he’s pushing herd immunity as a strategy saying ‘no that’s not what I’m doing.’ But he is.”

“Everything he says points to the fact that he believes herd immunity is a good option. Yet he denies he’s pushing herd immunity as a strategy saying ‘no that’s not what I’m doing.’ But he is.”

Officials in Trump's administration say, despite public denial, the president is actually pushing for a herd immunity strategy for COVID-19

Officials in Trump's administration say, despite denial, the president is actually pushing for a herd immunity strategy for COVID-19

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

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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"

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Aside from killing up to 5 million Americans, the people pushing herd immunity need to explain how they'll pay for the medical bills of the tens of millions with permanent organ damage after Trump eliminates coverage for pre-existing conditions.

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.

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In Scott Atlas, Trump has found a Covid-19 "misinformation vector" who is pushing herd immunity. "With a pop. of 328 million in the United States, it may require 2.13 million deaths to reach a 65% threshold of herd immunity" (assumes 1% fatality rate)."

Pushing for herd immunity to end the pandemic has become a really popular idea in some circles, but scientists say that would come with many, many deaths: "We're certainly talking north of a million, probably much more."

Pushing for herd immunity to end the pandemic has become a really popular idea in some circles, but scientists say that would come with many, many deaths: "We're certainly talking north of a million, probably much more."

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

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