Scientists Slam White House for Herd Immunity Claim
William Schaffner, MD, Vanderbilt University.
The Lancet: “Collective immunity approaches to COVID-19 are a ‘dangerous mistake’, say the authors of the open letter.
The New York Times: “White House adopts statement by scientists opposing lockdowns and relying on ‘collective immunity’.”
Joshua Michaud, PhD, Associate Director, Global Health Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation.
Great Barrington Statement.
Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, University of Minnesota.
The White House: “In-depth press call on the Trump administration’s strategy to reopen America safely. Add the transcript of the press release to the documents. “
Science: “A mathematical model reveals the influence of the heterogeneity of the population on the immunity of herds to SARS-CoV-2.”
Medicalxpress.com: “Herd immunity threshold may be lower according to new study.”
Big City Health Coalition: “17 public health organizations condemn herd immunity program to fight the spread of SARS-Cov-2.”
Christopher JL Murray, MD, DPhil, Director, University of Washington Institute for Health Measurement and Evaluation.
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