New Variants & Vaccine Hesitancy To Hinder Herd Immunity, Study Finds

Australia is unlikely to achieve herd immunity with current levels of Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy and the higher infectiousness of new variants, reports the Guardian quoting a modelling from Melbourne medical research laboratory the Burnet Institute.

Public health initiatives to remain vital

The scenarios modelled by researchers assume a vaccine rollout speed of either 150,000 or 250,000 doses per week, and that on detection of the first case, symptomatic testing increases, isolation of positive...

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