Medicine & TechnologyA study from researchers of the University of Oxford found that fully vaccinated people suffering from breakthrough COVID-19 delta variant carry a similar amount of viral load as those infected unvaccinated individuals.
Thousands of experts and citizens around the world have signed the Great Barrington Declaration to go against lockdown measures. However, other experts believe that herd immunity is not the best answer in beating the pandemic as millions are affected and have already lost their lives to the virus.
The current case count in the U.S. is only getting worse with 1,000 deaths per day, with up to 200,000 deaths forecasted by September. At this rate and with the country's obesity epidemic, herd immunity is not an option and would only result in a massive death count.
Health authorities confirmed that Italy's epicenter, Lombardy, confirmed that more than 50% of its citizens are positive for COVID-19 antibodies. Mayor orders for the region to recover through a 'renaissance program.'