“While he acknowledged that ‘everybody got coronavirus,’ Lapp defended the community’s approach: ‘It’s a worse thing to quit working than dying…’
About a year after the coronavirus pandemic first broke out in the U.S., national news outlets and The Associated Press wire service reported that the Lancaster County Amish community had reached herd immunity, meaning that ‘a large part of the population had been infected with COVID-19 and became immune.’ However, precise data is difficult to come across because the Amish were hesitant to publicize coronavirus cases in their community.”
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