Tue Nov 30th, 2021 at 10:35:37 AM EST
From my earlier posts here ...
WHO Alert for High Risk Omicron Variant
WHO: Enhancing Readiness for Omicron (B.1.1.529): Technical Brief and Priority Actions for Member States
The Omicron virus has high transmissibility and will by-pass or breakthrough the previous (natural) immunity of humans. May have some effect to limit severity of illness and certainly low mortality rate. For the elderly above 80 years the effect can be severe. The Dutch have not started the booster jab campaign and already the breakthrough infection with the Delta variant turns out to be very deadly. Forty percent of nursery homes have infections and the mortality rate is 22% !!
Greatest unknown are the longterm effects for young persons.
Readiness to mitigate the transmission is most important ... we've known the basics for nearly two years and have not complied with wisdom.
Very worrisome ...
The Effects of COVID-19 on the Placenta During Pregnancy
Today an report from Erasmus MC in Rotterdam
Campaign to battle SARS CoV-2 Equally
Moderna boss says vaccines likely no match for Omicron: FT | France24 |
Existing Covid-19 jabs will struggle against the Omicron variant and it will take months to develop a new shot that works, the head of US vaccine manufacturer Moderna has told the Financial Times.
Pfizer takes three months to have new vaccine on the market ...
FDA moving to authorize Pfizer booster for 16-, 17-year-olds - report | JPost |
Herd Immunity starting with toddlers < 2 year-olds
231 heart inflammation cases follow Covid jabs: Side effect research center
Israel under attack
Regarding the first doctor, the hospital said in a statement on Monday that “the doctor is vaccinated with three doses of the coronavirus vaccine, his condition is mild and he is improving,” adding that he does not need any medical attention.
A cardiologist, the doctor performed several catheterizations and attended at least two other large events before experiencing symptoms and testing. All of the doctor's contacts have been alerted and are being tested.
The second doctor, also a cardiologist, was likewise fully vaccinated.
The Old Magic Magician
A follow-up diary how Omicron manages to split the Tory leadership and the backbenchers, dare we mention the folks in their constituencies?
The spread of Omicron Update here ,..