February 23, 2022

COVID-19 herd immunity unlikely, but ‘herd resistance’ a possibility, experts say

Is Omicron leading us closer to herd immunity against COVID-19?

Experts say it's not likely that the highly transmissible variant — or any other variant — will lead to herd immunity.

"Herd immunity is an elusive concept and doesn't apply to coronavirus," says Dr. Don Milton at the University of Maryland School of Public Health. Read more here.