No COVID-19 Herd Immunity Likely Until November

Chosun Ilbo | Jan 13, 2021 at 2:30 PM
  • Korea will not achieve herd immunity against coronavirus until November this year, health authorities here warned Tuesday.
  • The government has now signed contracts for the purchase of Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccines, where immunity occurs two to three weeks after the first dose.
  • Japan and China also decided to provide their people with free vaccinations to achieve herd immunity.