An Indonesian doctor with a bottle of the Sinovac coronavirus vaccine. Photo: Reuters An Indonesian doctor with a bottle of the Sinovac coronavirus vaccine. Photo: Reuters
An Indonesian doctor with a bottle of the Sinovac coronavirus vaccine. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: what if vaccines aren’t enough for herd immunity?

  • Production problems for Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca give an inkling of the difficulties ahead as countries try to vaccinate their way to freedom
  • Some experts warn it is ‘wholly unrealistic’ to expect herd immunity in the foreseeable future. Others say Covid-19 may never be eradicated

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An Indonesian doctor with a bottle of the Sinovac coronavirus vaccine. Photo: Reuters An Indonesian doctor with a bottle of the Sinovac coronavirus vaccine. Photo: Reuters
An Indonesian doctor with a bottle of the Sinovac coronavirus vaccine. Photo: Reuters
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