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synonyms for herding

  • corral
  • round up
  • assemble
  • associate
  • collect
  • congregate
  • drive
  • flock
  • force
  • goad
  • guide
  • huddle
  • lead
  • muster
  • poke
  • punch
  • rally
  • run
  • spur
  • scare up
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antonyms for herding

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  • discourage
  • disperse
  • dissuade
  • divide
  • halt
  • lose
  • obey
  • scatter
  • separate
  • stop
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How to use herding in a sentence

A mutated virus could become an entirely new disease that sidesteps the vaccines now under development and whatever progress we have made toward herd immunity.
IF WE DON’T VACCINATE THE WORLD QUICKLY, ALL OUR COVID EFFORTS WILL BE A WASTEJAKEMETHNOVEMBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
This year’s pandemic is only the latest thinning of the herd.
THE PANDEMIC DRAMATICALLY ACCELERATED THE DIGITAL SHIFT. THESE CEOS EXPLAIN HOW THEY GOT IT DONEARIC JENKINSNOVEMBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
That’s led to higher infection and mortality rates than in the rest of the Nordic region, but so far with few signs that Sweden has developed herd immunity.
EVEN LOCKDOWN AVERSE SWEDEN IS TIGHTENING RESTRICTIONS, AS GOVERNMENT WARNS OF RISING COVID-19 CASESKDUNN6NOVEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
Establishing herds of cattle with disease-acquired immunity was an acceptable practice in the early 20th century because brucellosis was not deadly to livestock and there were initially no effective treatments or vaccines.
THE IDEA OF HERD IMMUNITY TO MANAGE THE CORONAVIRUS SHOULD RING ALARM BELLSREBECCA KAPLANOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As Cormac McCarthy might say, if that ain’t herd immunity, it’ll do until the herd immunity gets here.
THE ADMINISTRATION’S PANDEMIC PLAN CENTERS ON PROTECTING SENIORS. SENIORS KEEP DYING.PHILIP BUMPOCTOBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Others claimed that herd immunity would kick in once enough people had been infected.
HOW DO PANDEMICS END? HISTORY SUGGESTS DISEASES FADE BUT ARE ALMOST NEVER TRULY GONELGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 22, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Without knowing how long immunity lasts after an infection, and how much that varies from person to person, it’s impossible to know whether ending the pandemic through herd immunity is even possible.
WE STILL DON’T KNOW WHAT COVID-19 IMMUNITY MEANS OR HOW LONG IT LASTSERIN GARCIA DE JESUSOCTOBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The trouble is that herd immunity is a process that takes time and caution.
THE MYTH—AND DANGER—OF COVID HERD IMMUNITYSY MUKHERJEEOCTOBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
Never in the history of public health has herd immunity been used as a strategy for responding to an outbreak, let alone a pandemic.
WHO DIRECTOR CALLS HERD IMMUNITY ‘SCIENTIFICALLY AND ETHICALLY PROBLEMATIC’KDUNN6OCTOBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
This was the only way that high enough levels of protection could be achieved across the world to reach the threshold for herd immunity.
CAN WE ACTUALLY LEARN TO LIVE WITH CORONAVIRUS? NOT UNTIL WE HAVE A VACCINELGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 14, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO HERDING

  • feeding
  • herding
  • pasturing
  • ranging
  • assembly
  • branding
  • gathering
  • herding
  • muster
  • rally
  • summary
  • survey
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