Sweden practises herd immunity. Malaysia has strict lockdowns.
Our correspondence in THE LANCET: idea of herd immunity through natural infection is deeply flawed. Uncontrolled transmission in younger people risks morbidity and mortality across the entire population, impact the workforce, overwhelm health care systems. #JohnSnowMemo 1/3 pic.twitter.com/aBgEAp1aQi— Dr. Ali Nouri (@AliNouriPhD) October 15, 2020
Japan, Vietnam, others, used public health to control transmission, allowing a return to near-normal. Controlling spread is the best way forward until safe, effective vaccines & therapeutics.— Dr. Ali Nouri (@AliNouriPhD) October 15, 2020
To support an evidence-based approach, sign the memorandum. 3/3https://t.co/2m2MpvGF9G
There could have better ways for herd immunity. We need mask mandate with careful policies based on weather condition. https://t.co/8lsyZMqJiA— Mahmudur Rahman (@mahmudme01) October 15, 2020