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Health Secretary: Herd immunity is a flawed goal without a vaccine

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said that we should have no confidence of ever reaching herd immunity, even if everyone was to catch the virus. The Health Secretary told the Commons: “Some have set out this more relaxed approach, including in the so-called Great Barrington Declaration, and I want to take this argument head on because on the substance, the Great Barrington Declaration is underpinned by two central claims and both are emphatically false.

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