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  1. #201

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    Quote Originally Posted by HK_Katherine
    Before vaccinations, measles was showing forms of herd immunity naturally in the 1930s. Before the 20th century, few records exist making it hard to be definitive. Lack of evidence does not invalidate a theory, particularly if a vaccine is based on exactly the same principles as naturally gained immunity.
    This makes my head hurt.
    Do you know why measles did not reach herd immunity?
    Because it's 90-95% threshold.

    Your 'strategy' is to let 95% of people get infected with measles so that 5% will be immune 'naturally'. Please try and think this through a bit.

    https://www.iflscience.com/health-an...tion-coverage/

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    https://www.theatlantic.com/health/a...heater/609580/

    Full closures - counterproductive or not?

    Discuss in the Hong Kong context.

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    I've already given my view on similar articles. It's daft to shut outdoor areas. The article hits all the major points.


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