China News Service, April 16. According to a CNN report on the 15th, Fauci, an American infectious disease expert, recently wrote an article pointing out that "the traditional concept of herd immunity may not apply to the new coronavirus."

Data map: Fauci, an American infectious disease expert.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Chen Mengtong

  Fauci said, "This means that the new crown virus will not disappear from the population for a long time."

  Fauci explained that this is mainly because the new coronavirus is prone to mutation. In the past two years, five separate variants, including Delta and Omicron, have appeared.

Second, not enough people are vaccinated, and the non-persistence of immunity also contributes to the persistence of the new coronavirus.

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