We do not retest within 90 days per CDC. People will test positive up to that (and possibly over) due to viral particle remnants.
If I suspect reinfection within that window I am to consult with ID, especially in high risk patients.
I know you know that, but others reading may not be familiar...
We have not touched on natural immunity. Should one be mandated who has had natural COVID?
Great analysis @Summit. You are correct about the shifting dynamics and data capturing and aggregation.
As to what would be sufficient… I can’t answer that at this time. I just know that I wouldn’t vaccinate my toddler, even if the FDA said go ahead. So long as the CFR remains minuscule in CYP...
Good studies but the 1:20k CYP deaths appears to be incorrectly interpreted
“The mortality rate in CYP who died of SARS-CoV-2 was 0·2 per 100,000”
It does also say 5:100k (or 1:20k as you said) but that was people dying with C19 as opposed to of C19
Either way- delta is far more virulent and...
Study is out of the UK on incidence of deaths of children and young people. this data was collected from the 1st year of the Pandemic.
Limitations to this study are it doesn’t cover delta or other variants, and (as many of you will argue) long term sequela.
Still, with data...
Anyone here activated? DRT, DMAT, FEMA? I got the call but sadly could not get off work this week.
Now just 7mph winds short of a category 5 storm, Ida is expected to annihilate the Louisiana coast this afternoon. Severe flooding and unsurvivable storm surge expected. All this to a place that...
39 years old. Dead.
Looking at his photo he did have at least one risk factor, but the article does not mention others.
Free speech and all. It’s a forum. On the internet. Let people say what they want, so long as they are not being intentionally disrespectful.
It’s up to the individual (the reader) to take a message and do their own research to draw their own conclusions. This is not a medical research forum...