GLOBAL DEATHS: 4,424,879 As of August 22, 2021. Source: JHU CSSE COVID-19 Data
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]