Ex-CDC Chief Frieden: COVID-19 –Protect vulnerable, let virus spread to the young? Why it’s a terrible plan

There’s a mistaken and dangerous idea spreading like a virus – that we can let COVID spread among young, healthy people as long as we protect the vulnerable. The idea is appealing but it would backfire.

Rendering of the 2019-nCoV virion. Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/REUTERS

Fox News October 28, 2020

There’s a mistaken and dangerous idea spreading like a virus – that we can let COVID spread among young, healthy people as long as we protect the vulnerable. The idea is appealing but it would backfire.