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'Herd Immunity' WILL NOT Curb Coronavirus Because The Disease Is Too Infectious And Lethal - Says China's Top Coronavirus Expert   
 
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18-Mar-2020  
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China's top coronavirus expert has warned that 'herd immunity' will not contain the global pandemic because the disease is highly infectious and lethal. 

The Chinese senior medical adviser rebuked UK's approach to allow citizens to catch the virus to build up a national tolerance strong enough to stop the virus circulating.'Herd immunity won't solve the problem,' Dr Zhong Nanshan said in a press conference today. 

'We don't yet have the evidence to prove that if you are infected once, you would be immune for life.''Our next step is to develop effective vaccines, which requires global cooperation,' he added.   The killer virus has claimed at least 71 deaths and infected nearly 2,000 people in the UK.
 
 

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