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The U.S. Air Force Just Admitted The F-35 Stealth Fighter Has Failed
The U.S. Air Force’s chief of staff wants the service to develop an affordable, lightweight fighter to replace hundreds of aging F-16s and complement a small fleet of sophisticated F-35 stealth...
https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidaxe/2021/02/23/the-us-air-force-just-admitted-the-f-35-stealth-fighter-has-failed/
Lior Pachter @lpachter - Wed Feb 24
A single F-35 costs the same as 5 million Pfizer #covid19 vaccine doses. That's not counting the several hundred *billion* dollars it cost to develop the plane. Well, at least Lockheed Martin got to defer payment of payroll taxes under the CARES act. forbes.com/sites/davidaxe…
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Lesley Russell Wolpe @LRussellWolpe - Wed Feb 24
Hospital vaccination hubs have been simulating administration from multi-dose vials for weeks plus mandatory online training for medics. In contrast, healthcare workers delivering vaccines in aged care have completed only online course. theaustralian.com.au/science/fears-…
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Fausto Bustos gotta listen when the Devil's callin @FaustoBustos - Wed Feb 24
Got a vaccine appointment for Friday pic.twitter.com/MY9527gFBZ
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Jérôme @jeromegv - Wed Feb 24
We had 48,362 vaccine doses administered yesterday in Canada. While it is not a record, our 7 Days Average is at all time high of 42,226 doses per day. So we are still ramping up. #COVIDVaccine pic.twitter.com/OVCgJ4inih
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Viral load and contact heterogeneity predict SARS-CoV-2 transmission and super-spreading events
The funders had no role in study design, data collection and interpretation, or the decision to submit the work for publication.
https://elifesciences.org/articles/63537
Eric Topol @EricTopol - Wed Feb 24
Why do we see superspreader events from #SARSCoV2 far more often than influenza? elifesciences.org/articles/63537 @eLife @fredhutch "SARS-CoV-2 superspreader events occur when an infected person is shedding at a very high viral load and has a high number of exposed contacts." pic.twitter.com/N01PLqQdDm
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Wealth Protects Against COVID-19 Harms
But the same is true of virtually every human disease
https://gidmk.medium.com/wealth-protects-against-covid-19-harms-731e09cd97d0
Prof. Gavin Yamey MD MPH @GYamey - Wed Feb 24
"The evidence is clear, you see — advantage, in particular economic advantage, is impressively protective against the worst harms of COVID-19. Being rich is, when it comes to COVID-19, good for your health" Wealth Protects Against COVID-19 Harms by @GidMK link.medium.com/l3WgCAp88db
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Roby Bhattacharyya @roby_bhatt - Wed Feb 24
Updated ✉️ on severe dz from vax trials: Pfizer/BNT: 9/162 P, 1/8 V (NOT hosp) Moderna: 30/185 P, 0/11 V AZ: 10/101 P, 0/30 V Novavax: 2/85 P, 0/21 V J&J: 48/326 P, 8/114 V (NONE hosp) Sputnik: 20/62 P, 0/16 V TOT: 119/921 (12.9%) severe in P, 9/119 (4.5%) in V, p < 0.001 🧵1/ twitter.com/roby_bhatt/sta…
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Americans’ Views on At-Home Rapid Testing — Covid Collaborative
COVID Collaborative and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health released a first-of-its-kind national poll announcing that 86 percent of Americans say they would test themselves using at-home...
https://www.covidcollaborative.us/content/public-health-social-measures/americans-views-on-at-home-rapid-testing
CCDD at Harvard Chan @CCDD_HSPH - Wed Feb 24
NEW POLL: 86% of Americans say they would test themselves using at-home rapid antigen tests to stop the spread of #COVID19. "Testing needs to be frequent, fast, and accessible to help end the pandemic and get the economy back on track." @michaelmina_lab bit.ly/2NSaZ17
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Hospitalisation risk 64% higher with UK coronavirus variant: Danish study
A Danish study has found that people infected with a more contagious coronavirus variant first identified in Britain have a higher risk of being hospitalised, the country's Serum Institute said on...
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-denmark-idUSKBN2AO2GW
Reuters Health @Reuters_Health - Wed Feb 24
A Danish study has found that people infected with a more contagious coronavirus variant first identified in Britain have a higher risk of being hospitalised, the country's Serum Institute said on Wednesday.​ reuters.com/article/us-hea…
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Isabel Rodriguez @isabelrodbar - Wed Feb 24
Para quienes todavía se preguntan por qué hace sentido priorizar a los más viejos en vacunación contra SARS-CoV-2, les dejo esta figura. Se necesita vacunar >500 personas de 20 años para salvar el mismo número de vidas que vacunando a UNA persona de 75 años. pic.twitter.com/rGoksqZlAf
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Dr. Melvin Sanicas 🩺🔬 @Vaccinologist - Wed Feb 24
WHO Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) recommendation on who can be vaccinated with which vaccine against COVID-19. SAGE has issued recommendations covering: #PfizerBioNTech BNT162b2 vaccine, #Moderna #mRNA-1273 vaccine & #AstraZeneca #Oxford AZD1222 vaccine. pic.twitter.com/wOeudda3Zd
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More Americans now say academic concerns should be a top factor in deciding to reopen K-12 schools
More Americans now say the possibility that students will fall behind academically without in-person instruction should be given a lot of consideration.
https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2021/02/24/more-americans-now-say-academic-concerns-should-be-a-top-factor-in-deciding-to-reopen-k-12-schools/
Andrew Kreighbaum @kreighbaum - Wed Feb 24
Pew survey finds low-income, minority respondents overwhelmingly support keeping schools closed until teachers vaccinated. Upper-income, white, and Republican respondents more likely to want schools reopened as soon as possible. pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2021… pic.twitter.com/I77J0ivt0g
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Eric Topol @EricTopol - Wed Feb 24
Best the US has looked in many months. But far from containment, as defined by ≤10/100,000 new cases/day Only Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Oregon and Maine have achieved this goal so far @CovidActNow Best way to be ready for B.1.1.7: max vaccination + getting cases low as possible pic.twitter.com/LDXzfGkVfT
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thelonevirologist @thelonevirologi - Wed Feb 24
#Covid_19 in Germany: 2402818 (+8007) (116400 active) cases /68740 (+422) fatalities reported by @rki_de & @ProMED_mail as of 24 Feb; average CFR per state is 2.97 (1.87-3.93)%, nationwide CFR is 2.86%/ R value is 0.98 (0.91-1.04), approx. 2217700 (+9900) recoveries,3518294 vacc. pic.twitter.com/2Lz5iVBsWr
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Alan McNally 💙 @alanmcn1 - Wed Feb 24
Spring 2020: China tests entire city of Wuhan to contain a cluster of 5 cases UK: why can’t we do that Spring 2021: UK aims to routinely test school kids and uni students UK: this is an affront to liberty. It is a Waste of money and there is no evidence it is a good idea
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Community Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 at Three ...
This report describes an investigation of COVID-19 transmission ...
https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/70/wr/mm7009e1.htm
Linsey Marr @linseymarr - Wed Feb 24
In Hawaii, 21 cases linked to a fitness instructor. Little mask use. "Doors and windows were closed, and three large floor fans...for cooling....SARS-CoV-2 transmission occurred despite stationary cycles being spaced ≥6 ft apart." cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/7…
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Dr. Ali Khan @DrAliSKhan - Wed Feb 24
#COVID19 outbreaks in a Chicago & Hawaiian gym(s). Importance of a health & safety protocol. The choice to open gyms & other venues increases comm transmission & limits city ability to open schools but not ability to blame teachers cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/7… cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/7… pic.twitter.com/wW4rx8e3cK
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thelonevirologist @thelonevirologi - Wed Feb 24
#Covid_19 #SARS_CoV_2:113068611 cases;3877971 cases in Africa, 21350119 cases in Asia, 50738558 cases in the Americas, 37043135 cases in Europe & 58828 cases in Oceania;88504963 recovered, 2502803 fatalities & 21921973 active cases per @ECDC_Outbreaks & @ProMED_mail as of 24 Feb pic.twitter.com/Hft7AdM7UQ
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Julie Zauzmer @JulieZauzmer - Wed Feb 24
Very sad: On the day DC marked 1000 deaths from coronavirus, Mayor Bowser just shared that her sister died of the virus today. "She joins the legion of angels who have gone home too soon due to the pandemic," Bowser wrote.
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Opinion | Does the Vaccine Stop Transmission?
How to understand the difference between vaccination to prevent Covid-19 and shots to halt infection.
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/23/opinion/covid-vaccines-transmission.html
Dr. Angela Rasmussen @angie_rasmussen - Tue Feb 23
Yes, we are uncertain about how much vaccines will cut transmission. Yes, they probably will and here’s why. Enough complaining about how we discuss vaccines. The public can understand the nuances. My latest for the @nytimes: nytimes.com/2021/02/23/opi…
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Eric Topol @EricTopol - Tue Feb 23
"Will being vaccinated stop the spread of Covid-19 so they can socialize outside their bubbles and dine indoors with abandon? Eventually, yes." nytimes.com/2021/02/23/opi…
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Walid Gellad, MD MPH @walidgellad - Tue Feb 23
Nice, optimistic but realistic, piece from @angie_rasmussen explaining why disease prevention is different from infection prevention for covid/sarscov2. “You can’t have the disease without the virus, but you can have the virus without the disease.” nytimes.com/2021/02/23/opi…
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Nina Masters @knowyourvax - Tue Feb 23
Thank you @angie_rasmussen, this is science communication at its finest! I feel like the limitations of the vaccines are occupying disproportionate media space - and a little hope (and facts) goes a long way. #scicomm #sciencerules #vaccineswork nytimes.com/2021/02/23/opi…
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New York Post @nypost - Wed Feb 24
Germany approves COVID home tests to ease way out of lockdown trib.al/S3zGsVW pic.twitter.com/hl5YbP9lhF
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COVID-19 Outbreak Among Attendees of an Exercise ...
This report describes an investigation of COVID-19 transmission ...
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Linsey Marr @linseymarr - Wed Feb 24
55 cases out of 81 people attending exercise classes at a gym, despite 6-ft distancing and some mask use. Ventilation was not assessed. cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/7…
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Dr. Tom Frieden @DrTomFrieden - Wed Feb 24
Physical activity is the closest thing we have to a wonder drug. But it has to be done safely. bit.ly/MMWR22421b
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CDC @CDCgov - Wed Feb 24
New @CDCMMWR details a #COVID19 outbreak among attendees of classes at a Chicago gym where many attendees participated in classes while ill or unknowingly infectious and didn’t wear masks consistently during exercise. More: bit.ly/MMWR22421b. pic.twitter.com/9S7perrqCp
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Emanuele Capobianco @ecapobianco - Wed Feb 24
Congratulations to @HelenBranswell and @edyong209 for the recognition of their outstanding coverage of the #Covid19 pandemic. Your distinct & balanced voices have been safely guiding many against the surrounding cacophony. Bravo and a big thank you to both. @IFRC twitter.com/polkawards/sta…
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Jesse O’Shea MD, MSc @JesseOSheaMD - Wed Feb 24
An epic meme to boot... My alcohol tolerance in 30s: J&J vaccine: 🤝 A single shot is effective. pic.twitter.com/JyTu681g2o
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Catherine Cullen @cath_cullen - Wed Feb 24
PM tells the House of Commons that Canada is getting two deliveries of Moderna in March. PM says it will add up to more than the 2M doses planned for the first quarter.
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El Covid-19 puede contagiarse simplemente manteniendo una conversación
Un experimento llevado a cabo en una peluquería muestra cómo se dispersan los aerosoles generados por el habla de trabajadores y clientes con y sin mascarilla
https://www.abc.es/ciencia/abci-covid-19-puede-contagiarse-simplemente-manteniendo-conversacion-202102231951_noticia.html
Jose-Luis Jimenez @jljcolorado - Wed Feb 24
El Covid-19 puede contagiarse simplemente manteniendo una conversación abc.es/ciencia/abci-c…
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New analyses show Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose vaccine works well.
F.D.A. studies show the shot strongly protects against severe illness and may reduce spread of the virus. But the drugmaker has fallen short of initial production goals.
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/24/science/johnson-johnson-covid-vaccine.html
Carl Zimmer @carlzimmer - Wed Feb 24
FDA has a detailed analysis of J&J’s vaccine in advance of authorization meeting. Here’s a look at the data w/ @noahweiland & @SharonLNYT One highlight: South Africa efficacy bumped up from 57 to 64%—welcome news vs. the B.1.351 variant. [link fixed!] nytimes.com/2021/02/24/sci…
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Tim Lahey, MD, MMSc @TimLaheyMD - Wed Feb 24
J&J vaccine: Efficacy in the United States - 72% overall - 86% vs severe disease Efficacy in South Africa - 64% overall - 82% vs severe disease Plus 74% reduction in asymptomatic infection in small # of cases nytimes.com/2021/02/24/sci…
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The New York Times @nytimes - Wed Feb 24
Breaking News: Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine strongly protects against severe Covid-19 and may reduce the spread of the virus by vaccinated people, new analyses found. nyti.ms/3uscCDo
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Marc Mendelson @SouthAfricanASP - Wed Feb 24
Increasingly good news regarding the Johnson & Johnson #COVID19 Vaccine, with increased vaccine efficacy in 🇿🇦 and pointers towards ⬇️ on transmission nytimes.com/2021/02/24/sci…
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Get article recommendations from ACS based on references in your Mendeley library.
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.est.0c07721
Tami Bond @yark99 - Wed Feb 24
Quantifying proximity, confinement and interventions Open access at @EnvSciTech Isolates transport component of environmental transmission as Effective Rebreathed Volume. Advocates 1um, 10um, 100um particle analysis, beyond “airborne” vs “droplet” pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/ac…
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Aktuelle Veranstaltungen
Aktuelles, Veranstaltungen
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MPIL Heidelberg @MPILheidelberg - Wed Feb 24
Heidelberger Salon digital on Wed, 3 March, 16:00-17:30 CET. 'Vaccine Nationalism' and Distributive Justice: The Role of Global Health Law. W/ @alexandraphelan, @maike_voss, @MarkRTurner, @PAVLMex, and @leticiadlcasado. Hosted by @kemmereralex. Join us! bit.ly/3pQjXt5 pic.twitter.com/sdeuNeNDoH
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Jesse O’Shea MD, MSc @JesseOSheaMD - Wed Feb 24
Okay Twitter! Here is the new vaccine side effect chart (aka reactogenicity) for FDA submitted COVID19 vaccines vs Shingrix & Flu. J&J’s Ad26.COV2.S has the least side effect profile of the COVID vaccines so far. pic.twitter.com/MFGzWDqQKZ
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Neil Stone @DrNeilStone - Wed Feb 24
People getting nostalgic and longing for a return pre Covid days when the world had absolutely no problems whatsoever and everything was perfect... I mean vaccines are damn good but they can't fix everything!
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Covax vaccine-sharing scheme delivers first doses to Ghana
The vaccine-sharing scheme aims to help poorer countries like Ghana get Covid-19 jabs.
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-56180161
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus @DrTedros - Wed Feb 24
We will not end the pandemic anywhere unless we end it everywhere. bbc.com/news/world-afr…
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Diplomatic Immunity - ISD
Diplomatic Immunity is the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy's podcast. We bring you frank and candid conversations with experts on the issues facing diplomats and national security...
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Georgetown Global Health Science & Security @georgetown_ghss - Wed Feb 24
In this episode of "Diplomatic Immunity" with @GUDiplomacy @georgetownsfs, @ClaireJStandley discusses key themes in global health diplomacy. Listen here: isd.georgetown.edu/news/diplomati…
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If Rich Countries Don't Share Their Vaccines, the Pandemic Could Stretch on for Years
The costs of leaving low-income countries unprotected could run in the trillions, argues a Duke global health expert.
https://globalhealth.duke.edu/news/if-rich-countries-dont-share-their-vaccines-pandemic-could-stretch-years
Prof. Gavin Yamey MD MPH @GYamey - Wed Feb 24
Our wonderful communications director Michael Penn @DukeGHI kindly wrote this news feature on vaccine sharing globalhealth.duke.edu/news/if-rich-c…
Duke University @DukeU - Wed Feb 24
When it comes to sharing COVID vaccines, @DukeGHI's Dr. Gavin Yamey (@GYamey) argues the costs of leaving low-income countries unprotected could run in the trillions globalhealth.duke.edu/news/if-rich-c…
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Zinc: Zapping Invaders – Biomedical Beat Blog – National Institute of General Medical SciencesSearch IconCategory IconTags IconPrevious Icon
Biomedical Beat Blog – National Institute of General Medical Sciences
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NIGMS @NIGMS - Wed Feb 24
Zinc helps our bodies fight infections, and proteins containing #zinc are essential in keeping us healthy. Learn more in our latest #BiomedicalBeat blog post. go.usa.gov/xsKeE pic.twitter.com/36zSgAUhhk
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deonandan @deonandan - Wed Feb 24
Stupid question... don't other countries/jurisdictions have electronic COVID vaccine booking systems? Can't we just buy one of theirs?
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Fausto Bustos gotta listen when the Devil's callin @FaustoBustos - Wed Feb 24
Trying to get vaccinated be like pic.twitter.com/gEQpTeR8fV
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Volume 22 Issue 3, March 2021
Volume 22 Issue 3, March 2021
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Nature Immunology @NatImmunol - Wed Feb 24
Check out our new special issue, on coping with COVID-19 from the perspective of many different countries nature.com/ni/volumes/22/… pic.twitter.com/2cpRy6jTqt
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Maria Van Kerkhove @mvankerkhove - Wed Feb 24
“#COVID19 vaccine doses shipped by the #COVAX Facility head to Ghana, marking beginning of global rollout” - @WHO who.int/news/item/24-0…
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deonandan @deonandan - Wed Feb 24
There are strategic ways to use vaccines that do not give as high efficacy as the mRNA formulations. We just have to target the right arms and have a plan in place to follow up with higher efficacy boosters. When supply is low, use the tools we have to their optimal capacity.
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Maria Van Kerkhove @mvankerkhove - Wed Feb 24
1/5 Short🧵⬇️ One year ago today, I returned to Geneva after 2 weeks in China as part of the Joint WHO-China Feb 2020 #COVID19 mission. During that mission, I worked with amazing scientists & public health professionals from 🇸🇬🇳🇬🇩🇪🇺🇸🇯🇵🇰🇷🇷🇺🇨🇭🇨🇳 to... pic.twitter.com/EiOvD59VOO
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COVID-19 vaccine doses shipped by the COVAX Facility head to Ghana, marking beginning of global roll-out
COVAX announces 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine licensed to Serum Institute of India have arrived in Accra, Ghana; further deliveries to Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire are expected this week.
https://www.gavi.org/news/media-room/covid-19-vaccine-doses-shipped-covax-facility-head-ghana-marking-beginning-global
Seth Berkley @GaviSeth - Wed Feb 24
Now that @SerumInstIndia #COVAX doses of the Oxford-@AstraZeneca vaccines have safely arrived in Ghana, we can look ahead to further deliveries to Cote d’Ivoire which are expected this week: bit.ly/2NtCqi6
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Jose-Luis Jimenez @jljcolorado - Wed Feb 24
1/ Aranet4 has created a very simple system to display the CO2 measurement in a large screen (smart TV) in public locations. This type of public display of CO2 should be required by law **in all public locations where we share air**. During the pandemic and later too. #covidCO2 pic.twitter.com/uAo6zrEc6o
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Dr Nisreen Alwan 🌻 @Dr2NisreenAlwan - Wed Feb 24
Please suggest alternative names to #ZeroCovid because people are still misunderstanding it for eradication. It’s not. It means suppressing covid as much as possible in the community. Also means there’s no official acceptable level of covid, like health service breaking point etc
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Covid Conversations: Going viral with Zoe Williams
What is a virus? How does it grow? What happens when it mutates? And what does a new variant really mean? You might hear these questions all the time, but what does it mean to the scientist whose...
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The Crick @TheCrick - Wed Feb 24
We’re going live in 10 minutes! ⏱️ @DrZoeWilliams will be chatting to Crick scientist @DavidLVBauer over on our YouTube channel. Tune in and send in your questions for David about what it's like to try and understand the virus behind #COVID19 ⤵️ youtube.com/watch?v=2n_DJt…
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Single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine effective against COVID-19 variants: Data
FDA says Johnson & Johnson's one-shot COVID-19 vaccine meets the requirements for emergency authorization.
https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/single-dose-johnson-johnson-vaccine-effective-variants-data/story?id=76084549
ABC News Live @ABCNewsLive - Wed Feb 24
Johnson & Johnson is expected to get emergency use authorization this week and says it can deliver 20 million doses by the end of March. "Adding this new vaccine to the mix is incredible news," Dr. @johnbrownstein says. abcn.ws/2ZKgxgH pic.twitter.com/14tlTD1ItY
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‎CommunityPass
‎Check-in and screen your employees, customers and visitors for easy contact tracing when required by public health organizations. Designed by expert physicians, and powered by My Community...
https://apps.apple.com/ca/app/communitypass/id1546885542
Lucas Castellani @IDdocSSM - Wed Feb 24
Excited to chat with @jesspopecbc on CBC @MorningNorth tomorrow AM about the neat all-in-one COVID19 app, CommunityPass, some friends and I have been having a blast working on for some time. @mchssm apps.apple.com/ca/app/communi…
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Herd Immunity
Youyang Gu @youyanggu - Wed Feb 24
When can we return to normal? Forget about "herd immunity". Below is my estimate for the number of susceptible individuals over time, as a proportion of the US population. Looking at this graph, what is the best point to go back to normal? Christmas? Fall? Or Summer? 🧵 pic.twitter.com/V4uiFk5YcP
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