COVID-19 updates for Saturday, April 24
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New paper. The mathematics of airborne spread are complex. But the phenomenon itself is a no-brainer. Time and again, people breathing the same air got sick despite never being within 2 metres of the index case or touching a common surface.
We have improved this tip sheet for managing Covid-19 at home, in settings where medical/hospital care is challenging. Version 4 is attached. Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil & many other versions will be released soon at indiacovidsos.org & shared here
Just published : Effect of vaccine in >23,000 health care workers thelancet.com/journals/lance… Dose response: No vaccine 977 infections; 1 dose 71 infections; 2 doses 9 infections (14|8|4 per 10,000 person-days) "can prevent both symptomatic and asymptomatic infection "
The vote recommends lift long the pause on the JNJ vaccine and adding a warning that in rare cases it has caused clotting in women under 50. “Wording of the warning has already been agreed to between the company and the FDA.”
Maybe there is a good reason why we share our data before publication ? Today, I deposited 500 genomes at - short and sweet piece at on 1 million public genomes! One million coronavirus sequences: popular genome site hits mega milestone
Latest updates and per-state vaccination rates: covidpath.net