It is a race.Do not count on collective immunity in 2021, warns WHO.
Massive vaccination campaigns, in the face of the galloping progression of Covid-19, will not be enough to guarantee collective immunity in 2021, WHO warned on Monday.
However after winter is passed, infection rates will be less. And we should not neglect simple natural immunity as more of us recover. Maybe 10% population might be immune already. Hard to predict outcome. Deaths may fall fast as the right people get vaccinated first, the ones most likely to get sick.
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Dr. Osterholm from USA confirms science will be followed in future vaccine schedules there. He's on the Covid 19 advisory panel for the new administration.
Trinidad cannot source vaccines sufficient for the population.
Chinese vaccine being considered. Program to "start in March".