Sweden is not enforcing lockdowns to fight coronavirus.
Its leaders think Stockholm will reach “herd immunity” to protect its population by mid-May.
The US could see almost 2 million deaths if it followed Sweden’s path.
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Narrator: During the COVID-19 crisis, you’ve probably heard one term over and over again: herd immunity.
It happens when most of a population becomes immune to an infectious disease, decreasing the health toll on a population and the opportunities for the virus to transmit — and thus survive.
We did it with measles and mumps. And now, we’re figuring out how to get there with the novel coronavirus.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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