It’s a Great Idea with No Consequences. As Long as we Don’t Talk About the Consequences

Posted by Matt Birchler
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Opinion | What Fans of ‘Herd Immunity’ Don’t Tell You - The New York Times

So the idea of returning to something akin to normal — releasing everyone from a kind of jail — is attractive, even seductive. It becomes less seductive when one examines three enormously important omissions in the declaration.

And from The Wall Street Journal today (summarized by Morning Brew):

Doctors don’t know yet if antibodies = immunity, but it may not matter. A study published Monday showed the number of people with antibodies dropped significantly (27%) in a three-month period, indicating that any immunity could be temporary.

I'm starting to think we might have to actually do something about this pandemic.