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Coronavirus: WHO warns against pursuing herd immunity, calling it ‘unethical’

The World Health Organization chief has warned against just allowing the new coronavirus to spread in the hope of achieving so-called herd immunity, saying it was “unethical”.Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus cautioned against calls in some countries to let Covid-19 run its course until enough people develop the immunity needed to naturally halt its spread.“Herd immunity is a concept used for vaccination, in which a population can be protected from a certain virus if a threshold of vaccination is…

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