Posted: September 8, 2014

What is Herd Immunity? Protecting the Herd through Vaccination

Description

This is an interactive learning exercise to illustrate the principles and assumptions of herd immunity.

Keywords

Population Health, Vaccination, Herd Immunity, Basic Reproductive Number, Herd Immunity Threshold

Authors

Christine M. Arcari, PhD, MPH, University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine

Alan Barrett, PhD, University of Texas Medical Branch


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