Herd Immunity, eh?

So-called "herd immunity" is a super-important topic. Hence this posting devoted to this one particular aspect of the complex vaccine scene.

Okay. I've added in shedding: a little-known but rather key phenomenon that is pretty closely connected to herd immunity. 

These 2 sections have been lifted from my Miscellany A - Z posting.

HERD IMMUNITY

 

SHEDDING

This refers to the fact that once you've been vaccinated (depending on the particular vaccine/vaccine cocktail's contents), you can "shed" the disease, meaning, you become a carrier & can cause others to get sick. Sheesh; who knew??