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Assuming 20 percent are already infected, about 40 percent would need to be vaccinated.
That uncertainty is difficult to model precisely, so many modelers assume that, for the time being at least, those who have been infected are immune.
We very quickly understood, for instance, that those face shields need a top cover since the particles are dropping down and infecting the other person.Leveraging collective intelligence and AI to benefit society|Jason Sparapani|November 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Those antibodies may later prevent the real virus from infecting us.Moderna vaccine for COVID-19 appears nearly 95 percent effective|Erin Garcia de Jesus|November 16, 2020|Science News For Students
Those with lower viral loads may still be able to infect others, and the data is murkier for asymptomatic people, she added.Rapid Testing Is Less Accurate Than the Government Wants to Admit|by Lisa Song|November 16, 2020|ProPublica
Those who served abroad were treated with suspicion that they had been infected by European diplomacy.
Egypt has a comparatively low number of HIV cases compared to the rest of Africa, with just 11,000 infected people nationwide.Sisi Is Persecuting, Prosecuting, and Publicly Shaming Egypt’s Gays|Bel Trew|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By May 27, five people had succumbed to the virus and 16 more were infected.Jail Threats for Sierra Leone Ebola Victims’ Families|Abby Haglage|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For his part, Logan now believes that more than 95 percent of cone bearing trees are infected.
“We are it,” Davis says when I ask if the military has a plan for how to get an infected American service member out of Liberia.The American Ebola Rescue Plan Hinges on One Company. Meet Phoenix.|Abby Haglage|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The ships at anchor in Carlisle Bay were, for the most part, infected with this disease.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)|Charles Creighton
St. Paul—was infected with the Hebrew method of interpretation.Inspiration and Interpretation|John Burgon
It was impossible to go near him—all around him was infected.
Such was ever his fury in an engagement that it infected and inspired his followers.The Sea-Hawk|Raphael Sabatini
The leaven of sin that touched humanity at the first has infected the whole.The Parables of Our Lord|William Arnot