“Family Herd Immunity”: Protecting Your Household from COVID-19

Vaccination (and even prior infection) protects susceptible family members.

We’ve talked a lot about the concept of herd immunity during this pandemic, but mostly in the context of huge populations — herd immunity at the country level or even the world. And, of course, when you zoom out to the entire world…

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F. Perry Wilson, MD MSCE

F. Perry Wilson, MD MSCE

Medicine, science, statistics. Associate Professor of Medicine at Yale University. New book “How Medicine Works and When it Doesn’t” for pre-order now.