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Immunity, Herd MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Immunity, Herd
Tree Number(s)
G12.450.400
Unique ID
D032521
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D032521
Annotation
human & animal
Scope Note
The state of a community in which a significant proportion of its population becomes immune to an infectious disease, and the risk of person-to-person transmission decreases. Individuals who are not immune and susceptible are indirectly protected because ongoing disease spread is very small.
Entry Term(s)
Community Immunity
Herd Immunity
Population Immunity
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2023/06/01
Immunity, Herd Preferred
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