Khairy warns herd immunity no longer ultimate goal as Covid turns ‘endemic’


Coordinating minister for the national immunisation programme Khairy Jamaluddin has abandoned the theory and goal of herd immunity for new ways of fighting a disease that is expected to ’stay with us for some time’. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 17, 2021.

KHAIRY Jamaluddin thinks immunity from Covid-19 may no longer be achievable although mass inoculation against the virus is still a priority, Code Blue reports.

Khairy, in an online discussion on herd immunity last night, said Covid-19 will likely become an endemic but manageable disease.


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  • Must be very important this distinction between endemic and pandemic snd whether it is right to talk about herd immunity! Meanwhile the Rakyat us still waiting for their vaccines and the government is still playing politics!

    Posted 1 month ago by Loyal Malaysian