Herd Immunity Is Over—Long Live Superimmunity – The Wall Street Journal

Forget about herd resistance. Covid-19 vaccines and previous infection dont offer enduring protection versus infection and transmission, particularly with the Omicron variant. That makes it difficult for enough of the population to become immune to stop the virus from dispersing.
Dont despair. Omicron will give much of the population what some researchers call “superimmunity”– more powerful protection versus brand-new variations and even future coronaviruses. Normal life will be possible even as the infection continues to alter and spread. Superimmunity will not necessarily stop people from being infected or sending the virus. Most individuals who get infected, even with a more virulent variation, will experience moderate or no symptoms.

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