COVID-19: Herd immunity can't be strategic choice or option in India, says health ministry

COVID-19: Herd immunity can't be strategic choice or option in India, says health ministry
"In a country with the size of the population like India, herd immunity cannot be a strategic choice or option. It can only be an outcome, and that too at a very high cost as it means lakhs of people would have to be infected, get hospitalised and many would die in the process," Officer on Special Duty in the Health Ministry Rajesh Bhushan said.