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Here's how Chile fully vaccinated 73.65 per cent of its target population

Chile has set a target of vaccinating 80 per cent of the country's total population, or just over 15 million people, as part of its strategy to achieve herd immunity

Published on 10th July 2021
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KGMU survey reveals vaccines produce stronger, long-lasting antibodies than in COVID-recovered patients

The study further found that the desirable herd immunity which can break the chain of viruses, can only be achieved by mass vaccination and not through the natural course of transmission of infection

Published on 10th June 2021
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Less than 10 pc of world's population have coronavirus antibodies: WHO chief scientist

The WHO chief scientist also stressed that the only way to achieve mass herd immunity is through vaccination

Published on 1st March 2021
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Young population and localised herd immunity might be responsible for the dip in India's COVID count

Herd immunity is a form of indirect protection from infectious disease that sets in when a sufficient percentage of a population has become immune to an infection

Published on 4th January 2021
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Scientifically and ethically problematic: WHO debunks idea of herd immunity to beat COVID-19

Herd immunity is achieved by protecting people from a virus not by exposing them to it, said WHO Director General Tedros Ghbreseysus

Published on 13th October 2020
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Coronavirus pandemic could last till 2022 until most of the world population becomes immune: US researchers

Researchers recommended that the US prepare for a worst-case scenario, including no vaccine availability or herd immunity

Published on 2nd May 2020

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