The Transylvania Times -

A Dangerous Idea

 

Last updated 10/19/2020 at 2:34pm



Dr. Scott Atlas, President Trump’s science advisor, has advocated the concept of “herd immunity” to defeat COVID-19. Earlier this month, a small number of medical professionals released the Great Barrington Declaration, which also advocates for “herd immunity. The idea is that by secluding the elderly and those with pre-existing conditions, COVID-19 should be allowed to run freely throughout the world. When 10-20 percent of people have been infected, then “herd immunity” will have occurred.

This is a dubious and dangerous proposal that should be dropped immediately. The declara...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020