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Coronavirus: collective immunity can be achieved with up to 20% infected

Publicado em 28 julho 2020
A study published on July 24 on the medRxiv platform, still without peer review, estimates that the collective immunity threshold to the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), also known as herd immunity, can be achieved in a given region if somewhere between 10% and 20% of the population is infected. If the projection is confirmed in practice, the developments tend to be positive in two aspects. First, because it means that there is little risk of a second overwhelming wave of the pandemic in [...]