as the herd immunity is a protection to society against a disease with a sufficient number of persons to become immune. It would make it more difficult for the infection to spread, and it stops at the top.
in The uk, the government's medical adviser, Patrick Vallance, says that it is a key factor in stopping the epidemic, because, he said, that virus can come back each and every year.
on Friday, he said in an interview with BBC Radio 4.
" Because of the very mild disease, so that we can limit the infection by creating a herd immunity. At the same time, we are protecting those who are most vulnerable. And that's what we need to do.
His estimate is that more than 60 per cent of the population, i.e. 40 million people have become infected because herd immunity will be achieved.
the Call for self-isolation, similar to Sweden.
Vallance also claims that self-isolation for a week when the symptoms are the things that will have the greatest impact, in order to stop the infection, right now, and that's a big restriction on the people's lives.
"It's going to have the most significant impact on the current situation," he said to the BBC.
the Next step would be to be able to people over the age of 70 are advised to stay at home for up to four months, reports Sky News. 1 in 300 people have been confirmed infected in this country, but the authorities believe that there could be around 10,000.
" We have a plan in place that is based on the expertise of the world's leading scientists. Herd immunity isn't a part of it. It is a scientific concept, but it is no strategy, says the country's health minister Matthew Hancock said in a statement.
Tegnell, Two of the countries with a more scientific line,
Also, in the Uk, the government has been criticized for not closing the schools and putting the country in quarantine, and the statsepidemiologen Anders Tegnell, has praised the Uk's approach.
"They're probably the world's best," he said at last night's the Agenda.
Tegnell, to deny that herd immunity is a part of the Folkhälsomyndighetens strategy, said in an interview with the Aftonbladet newspaper on Monday that the Sweden and the united kingdom are similar to each other in the management of the coronakrisen.
" I've been listening to what the british say, and they will tell you, just as we do in Sweden. There are two countries that stand out is that we are, in our opinion, in any case, a little more scientific lines in this one. The balance between politics and science in the us is a bit different than in some other countries, "he said, and continued:
" If you put a dam on a river, so you can go again to the banks of the river to a certain extent, but eventually you will get a huge flow rate for a period of time. It is better that you are allowing it to slowly seep through. Then, you can stay in control and take care of it so that it doesn't have to hurt your community more than is necessary.
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