Friday, May 7, 2021

Containment as an alternative to herd immunity

https://twitter.com/OhDionne/status/1389392983078825986 keep in mind that all of this is happening DESPITE variants circulating. why? because not a single current variant is resistant to the vaccines. the ones that challenge vaccine efficacy still aren't vaccine resistant or evasive. don't believe the clickbait!

Israel’s Covid Deaths Hit Zero With Almost 60% Of Population Vaccinated

Israel’s Covid Deaths Hit Zero With Almost 60% Of Population Vaccinated So do we get herd immunity at 60 percent or not? The New York Times is writing that we'll never get herd immunity.

Why the world’s most vaccinated country is seeing an unprecedented spike in coronavirus cases

Why the world’s most vaccinated country is seeing an unprecedented spike in coronavirus cases "On a per capita basis, the Seychelles outbreak is worse than India’s raging surge." Why are Israel's rates so relatively low? Do we know which variants are affecting each country?

Monday, May 3, 2021

Herd immunity: How the US could reach a post-pandemic normal with 60 partial vaccination - Vox

Herd immunity: How the US could reach a post-pandemic normal with 60 partial vaccination - Vox Israel is having very good results with a 60 percent immunity rate. Of course, India is at 10 percent, and my state in the US is at 23 percent, and immunization centers where I live are now taking walkins.

Indian Prime Minister Modi loses state election amid criticism over pandemic response

Indian Prime Minister Modi loses state election amid criticism over pandemic response I don't know anything about politics in India but this seems like a big deal. I live in a conservative state in the US and I'm wondering if the dropping of mask mandates will lead to similar political consequences.

Containment as an alternative to herd immunity

https://twitter.com/OhDionne/status/1389392983078825986 keep in mind that all of this is happening DESPITE variants circulating. why? beca...