Will countries actually reach herd immunity? It's an open question. But studies have shown that there are a few "tricks" to get people to immunize — even if they've already decided not to.
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Herd immunity is often presented as a simple mathematical calculation, but achieving it is far from easy. Understanding how widespread immunity works is, however, key to returning to normal.
Leaders from the Group of Seven nations will commit to sharing 1 billion doses of coronavirus vaccines with countries struggling to contain the pandemic. Follow the latest coronavirus news with DW.
The early data makes a clear case for vaccinating adolescents. But it's also true that humans have an extremely difficult time making a medical choice on another person's behalf — and sometimes default to doing nothing.
The European Commission says its coronavirus vaccine drive is now on course to secure 70% inoculation of the EU's adult population by mid-July.
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