“To create herd immunity, at least 95% of people should go through. We have the strategy of containment…The number of infected does not surpass 1% that is why we cannot say that we will form herd immunity,” Lyashko said.
At the same time, he believes that the forming of herd immunity by having an illness is the medieval approach. All countries refused from it, even Sweden, which intended to follow this way but recognized its incorrectness later.
“We will talk about herm immunity when the vaccine appears,” Lyashko underlined.
As of early June 1, Ukrainian medics observed 24,012 cases of coronavirus disease in the country. 340 new cases were observed on May 31.