Analyzing natural herd immunity media discourse in the United Kingdom and the United States

Findings illustrate how the concept of herd immunity was given prominence as a means of countering the spread of COVID-19 in the UK and US media. Notably, as mentioned, when public health officials were featured in the media, in either country, their voices were nearly unanimous in disagreement with the herd immunity concept. In contrast, the concept was debated among government officials, academics and political figures. Read more at PLOS Global Public Health

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