COVID-19 - Dr. Jim Halverson

Ask Dr. Halverson: Understanding herd immunity

web 4 17 Halverson photoBy Dr. Jim Halverson, Special to the Ojai Valley News

It has been six weeks since the March 20 Stay-at-Home order. We continue to have only seven confirmed cases in the Ojai Valley due to your great efforts to follow Public Health guidelines. Thank you!

Predicting how long we will have to live with the SARS-CoV-2 virus and its threat to vulnerable people is difficult. Ultimately, it comes down to one factor — the development of herd immunity.

 

Herd immunity

This is an easy concept to understand — one of few with this virus.

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