Scientists have long cautioned that vaccines aren’t silver bullets. Photo: AFP
Scientists have long cautioned that vaccines aren’t silver bullets. Photo: AFP
Josephine Ma
Opinion

Opinion

As I see it by Josephine Ma

Coronavirus: is it time to accept that vaccines alone won’t end the pandemic?

  • The Delta variant has challenged the assumption that a vaccination rate of 70 per cent of the population will stop the spread
  • While inoculation is helping to reduce deaths and pressure on health care systems, a more comprehensive strategy is needed

Scientists have long cautioned that vaccines aren’t silver bullets. Photo: AFP
Scientists have long cautioned that vaccines aren’t silver bullets. Photo: AFP
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