herd immunity

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12:56 Apr 21, 2020
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COVID-19 - Medical - Medical (general)
Additional field(s): Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-), Medical: Health Care, Science (general), Journalism
English term or phrase: herd immunity
Definition from Infection Control and Epidemiology:
Herd immunity (or community immunity) occurs when a high percentage of the community is immune to a disease (through vaccination and/or prior illness), making the spread of this disease from person to person unlikely. Even individuals not vaccinated (such as newborns and the immunocompromised) are offered some protection because the disease has little opportunity to spread within the community.

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  • Here's Why Herd Immunity Won't Save Us From The COVID-19 Pandemic Science Alert
  • U.K.’s Boris Johnson, who initially advocated herd immunity, becomes symbol of the strategy’s danger Fortune
  • Stanford Medicine Investigating California's Possible Herd Immunity To Coronavirus Alt105.3
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5kolektivni imunitet
Zorica Ljubicic


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kolektivni imunitet

Definition from Vakcine.ba:
Kolektivni imunititet ( grupni imunitet, eng. “herd immunity”) je efekat koji se javlja ukoliko je veći dio jedne populacije imuniziran protiv neke infektivne bolesti.

Example sentence(s):
  • ...da bi došlo do efekta kolektivnog imuniteta, procenat obuhvata imunizacijom na morbile mora biti oko 95% ili veći. - Vakcine.ba  
  • Kolektivni imunitet, kao dodatna zaštita od bolesti koja je rezultat visokog obuhvata imunizacijom u zajednici, značajan je za najosjetljivije članove zajednice koji su premladi za cijepljenje, za trudnice i osobe koja ne mogu biti cijepljene zbog medicinskih kontraindikacija. - Imunitet i cijepljenje  
Zorica Ljubicic
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Local time: 02:30
Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian
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