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    Quote Originally Posted by gilligan View Post
    Plus their economy took nearly as bad of a hit as everyone else. The only possible way they can come out ahead in the end is if they get herd immunity (presuming that is even possible), but they are also a very long ways from that.
    Front page story in today's New York Times is about herd immunity and how, at minimum, 60% of a population needs antibodies before herd immunity can be reached, and possibly as high as 80%. The "very happy" Sweden has only reached 7.3%, and "Viewed together, the studies show herd immunity protection is unlikely to be reached any time soon,” said Michael Mina, an epidemiologist at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health." He continues,“We don’t have a good way to safely build it up, to be honest, not in the short term, unless we’re going to let the virus run rampant again."

    But what does he know
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