Tag: herd immunity

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 24, 2020

As of 8 am, June 24, 2020: World count: 9,178,773 cases, 4,595,846 recoveries, 474,513 deaths There are now 9,178,773 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the highest number of coronavirus cases, with 2,387,161 infections, followed by Brazil (1,145,906) and Russia (599,705).  There have been 470,665...

Singapore to continue with containment strategy in battle against Covid-19

Singapore has chosen to continue to use the strategy of containment in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, saying that herd immunity is "too big a price for us to pay". At a press conference on Tuesday (May 12), Associate Professor Kenneth Mak, the Director...