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If enough people resist getting a vaccine, herd immunity could be difficult to reach.

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It is a good example of an effective partnership between community leaders and the public to do what’s best for humans and deer herds.

One way the pandemic can end is via “herd immunity”—that is, when enough people are vaccinated, or infected, for the outbreak to recede on its own because there aren’t enough people left to infect.

That could delay herd immunity until the fall or later, scientists say.

The road to herd immunity from the coronavirus suddenly looks longer.

While his trombone skills are decent, he certainly draws a crowd—or rather, a herd.

Since measles is so contagious, even with herd immunity, it can find a weak link and spread.

They will learn that I am a herd-bound mouthpiece for the scientific status quo.

With Napolitano exiting unexpectedly, Obama must find someone else capable of riding herd over the massive, unruly agency.

The mahouts would have steered pairs of kookies so as to separate a grown elephant from the herd, squeezing in on either side.

Who can explain the sixth sense that warns a night-herder of a stampede a moment before the herd jumps off the bed-ground?

Why send her a picture of a slate-colored cow when a herd of Durhams pastures every day right under her eye?

As if to prove that he was a true prophet, the herd split against a rocky pinnacle, and on this we stranded.

The sentinels signaled at a sign of danger, and then the herd ran; and so their enemies learned to hunt by following the chase.

Whenever a herd reached a branching valley, a big bison led off a small herd.


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On this page you'll find 95 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to herd, such as: brood, flock, horde, mob, swarm, and throng.

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