# critical immunization threshold The critical immunization

Last updated: 2/4/2024

critical immunization threshold The critical immunization threshold symbolized pe is the minimum proportion of a population that must be individually immune to a disease in order to achieve herd immunity If the entire population is susceptible pe is the proportion to vaccinate to prevent the spread of disease The formula for p is Pc 1 1 Ro where Ro is the basic reproductive number Click to see additional instructions Imagine that a new deadly coronavirus arises and starts a global pandemic Experts are worried because the disease spreads easily having a basic reproductive number Ro of 8 The good news is that an effective vace kly developed What minimum proportion of the population po would need to be vaccinated to ensure that the disease can no longer spread Round your answer to two decimal places