How Many COVID Deaths Are Acceptable in a Post-Pandemic World?

May 7, 2021

(Nature) – As more people get vaccinated, scientists and health officials are pondering how societies can live with the virus, and what level of risk they are willing to absorb. In some countries, such as Australia, the threshold is low. But in some nations worn down by a year of restrictions, such as India and the United States, communities remain open even in the face of high transmission.