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WARNING: SARS-CoV-2 variants could become as deadly as MERS coronavirus with a 35% Case Fatality Rate (SAGE)
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NATURE | Scientific Reports | Rates of SARS-CoV-2 transmission and vaccination impact the fate of vaccine-resistant strains
a counterintuitive result of our analysis is that the highest risk of resistant strain establishment occurs when a large fraction of the population has already been vaccinated but the transmission [...]
GOV UK | SAGE | How long will vaccines continue to protect against COVID?
Reviewed by SAGE. meetings, July 2021 Executive summary 1. It is highly likely that vaccine induced immunity to SARS-CoV-2 infection, and potentially severe disease (but probably to a lesser extent) [...]
GOV UK | SAGE (Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies) | International vaccination: Potential impact on viral evolution and UK public health
International vaccination: Potential impact on viral evolution and UK public health Contributors (in alphabetical order): Samuel Clifford, Rosalind Eggo, Julia Gog, Bryan Grenfell, Deirdre Hollingsworth, Petra Klepac, Jessica Metcalf, Billy [...]
CURATED LIST: Outspoken Anti-vaxxers DEAD of COVID-19
Popular voices who may have led to the deaths of countless followers. Don't make the same deadly mistake. Get vaccinated! Herman Cain - US Politician (DEAD at 74) Pressley Stutts [...]
GOV UK | SAGE (Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies) | Long term evolution of SARS-CoV-2, 26 July 2021 | Can we predict the limits of SARS-CoV-2 variants and their phenotypic consequences?
SAGE Research and analysis Long term evolution of SARS-CoV-2, 26 July 2021 Paper prepared by academics on the viral evolution of COVID-19. Can we predict the limits of SARS-CoV-2 variants [...]
4,424,879 DEAD. AUG 22, 2021.
About 10,000 deaths per day recorded. Actual COVID-19 deaths likely to be 3-10x depending on the country.
Spike: The Virus vs the People – The Inside Story. Jeremy Farrar | Reviewed by THE GUARDIAN. Sage scientist’s revelatory Covid memoir | FT. Spike by Jeremy Farrar with Anjana Ahuja — ignoring the science | Waterstones says…
Amazon: Spike: The Virus vs. The People - the Inside Story. Jeremy Farrar with Anjana Ahuja Spike: The Virus v the People review – Sage scientist’s revelatory Covid memoir - [...]
USA. August 7 | 616,493 DEATHS Reported | 905,289+ DEATHS Estimated
The COVID-19 Pandemic and the [US] $16 Trillion Virus - JAMA Network The economic relief component of the bill would bring the total level of emergency government spending this year [...]
PUBLIC HEALTH MESSAGE: UNVACCINATED? COVID-19 KILLS.
GLOBAL DEATHS: 4,424,879 As of August 22, 2021. Source: JHU CSSE COVID-19 Data
KFF | COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor | July 2021
The KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor is an ongoing research project tracking the public’s attitudes and experiences with COVID-19 vaccinations. Using a combination of surveys and qualitative research, this project tracks [...]
THE LANCET | Long Covid Predictor? | Post-viral effects of COVID-19 in the olfactory system and their implications
Summary Background The mechanisms by which any upper respiratory virus, including SARS-CoV-2, impairs chemosensory function are not known. COVID-19 is frequently associated with olfactory dysfunction after viral infection, which provides [...]
THE WASHINGTON POST | When will the summer coronavirus surge peak? It will get worse before it gets better, experts predict.
The newly resurgent coronavirus could spark 140,000 to 300,000 cases a day in the United States come August, fueled by the highly transmissible delta variant and the widespread resumption of [...]
TOKYO 2020 | Covid-19 pandemic: Japan widens emergency over ‘frightening’ spike | Tokyo’s daily COVID cases hit record high during Olympics
Covid-19 pandemic: Japan widens emergency over 'frightening' spike Source: BBC News Japan is extending a state of emergency in Tokyo and expanding it to new regions as the Olympic Games [...]
PFIZER REPORT | Six Month Safety and Efficacy of the BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine
ABSTRACT Background BNT162b2 is a lipid nanoparticle-formulated, nucleoside-modified RNA vaccine encoding a prefusion-stabilized, membrane-anchored SARS-CoV-2 full-length spike protein. BNT162b2 is highly efficacious against COVID-19 and is currently authorized for emergency [...]
CDC | Report | Vaccinated vs. Unvaccinated
Math about Delta breakthrough infections: If 10% of fully vaccinated people got them, and we apply 1.2% getting hospitalized (Provincetown data, perhaps worst case scenario, superspreader event) Then 99.88% of [...]
WHO | Health topics | Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is a virus transferred to humans from infected dromedary camels. It is a zoonotic virus, meaning it is transmitted between animals and people, and [...]
THE MIRROR | New Covid variant could kill up to one in three people, government advisors warn | SAGE: Can we predict the limits of SARS-CoV-2 variants and their phenotypic consequences?
Documents published by the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) today have said that future strains of the novel coronavirus could be as deadly as MERS Source: The Mirror By [...]
THE NEW YORK TIMES | Tracking Coronavirus Vaccinations Around the World
More than 4.07 billion vaccine doses have been administered worldwide, equal to 53 doses for every 100 people. There is already a stark gap between vaccination programs in different countries, [...]
FP | The Science Says Everyone Needs a COVID-19 Booster Shot—and Soon
The biology of the delta variant has made mass revaccination an urgent necessity. The world has fought many battles against the novel coronavirus since January 2020, losing more than 4.2 [...]
CDC | Outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 Infections, Including COVID-19 Vaccine Breakthrough Infections, Associated with Large Public Gatherings — Barnstable County, Massachusetts, July 2021
Summary What is already known about this topic? Variants of SARS-CoV-2 continue to emerge. The B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant is highly transmissible. What is added by this report? In July 2021, [...]
GOV UK | News story COVID-19 vaccine surveillance report published | Infections prevented by COVID-19 vaccines doubles to 22 million and deaths prevented rises to 60,000
Infections prevented by COVID-19 vaccines doubles to 22 million and deaths prevented rises to 60,000 Public Health England (PHE) has published its latest weekly COVID-19 vaccine surveillance report. Latest PHE estimates that [...]
CNBC | Pfizer sells $7.8 billion in Covid shots in the second quarter, raises 2021 guidance on vaccine sales
Key Points Pfizer said it sold $7.8 billion in Covid-19 shots in the second quarter. It also raised its 2021 sales forecast for the vaccine to $33.5 billion from $26 [...]
NATURE | Published 12 January 2018 | mRNA vaccines — a new era in vaccinology
mRNA was discovered in 1961. mRNA vaccine science and technology has been in development for 60 years... Key Points: Recent improvements in mRNA vaccines act to increase protein translation, modulate [...]
BBC NEWS | Covid: Is UK now a breeding ground for new variants?
Are we in the danger zone for creating new variants that could weaken the ability of vaccines to shield us from Covid? And does it matter? Scientists have warned that [...]
Journal of Translational Medicine | Design of a companion bioinformatic tool to detect the emergence and geographical distribution of SARS-CoV-2 Spike protein genetic variants
Abstract Background Tracking the genetic variability of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome CoronaVirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is a crucial challenge. Mainly to identify target sequences in order to generate robust vaccines and [...]
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