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Good News Fridays: Visualizing Herd Immunity With 500 Mousetraps

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Since the start of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the term “herd immunity” has been all over the news. But what does it really mean? One thing most people don’t realize about vaccines is that they aren’t just to protect the person who gets the shot. They also protect the population as a whole… even people who didn’t get the shot. In this video from It’s Okay To Be Smart, they use lots and lots of mousetraps and ping-pong balls to show you how that works.

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