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If reinfections are common, it might make it hard to ever reach herd immunity.
Another is how long the immunity from his first infection lasted.
Overall, it’s unknown how long immunity to the coronavirus lasts.
They would be ideal for large wild populations because even just a few individual animals vaccinated with them could spread immunity widely.
It’s also not yet known exactly how long immunity to the coronavirus lasts.
He estimated that the region could achieve herd immunity if more people get the virus.
Further work on the interplay of infections, immunity and genomes could change how future gene-based medicine routinely diagnoses and treats diseases.
In the meantime, to prevent the spread of the virus and lower that R0 value as much as possible, distancing, masks, testing and contact tracing are the order of the day everywhere, regardless of where you place the herd immunity threshold.
Herd immunity refers to the number of people who would need to be immune to the coronavirus — either with a vaccine or by contracting and recovering from the virus — to protect the population as a whole.
The immunity it offers may last for only weeks to a few months.