Israel Vaccine Data Suggests Decrease in Covid-19 Infection Rate After First Dose
The early data, indicating a 33% decline, could offer lessons to other countries rolling out vaccination campaigns https://t.co/YpR9t0U0wx
Biden Picks Former F.D.A. Chief to Lead Federal Vaccine Efforts
Dr. David Kessler, who helped speed the development and approval of AIDS drugs in the 1990s, will become the top science official at Operation Warp Speed.
The Brazilian state of Amazonas is running out of oxygen during a renewed surge in #COVID19 deaths, its government said on Thursday, with media reporting that people on respirators were dying of suffocation in hospitals. https://t.co/ZCFUnNvcSb
10 new people test #Covid19 + / minute.
Every 8 minutes someone dies.
Ambulances circle for hrs, unable to find ERs that can accept patients.
Hospitals are running out of oxygen.
ICU capacity is at 0.
Patients lie in hallways & tents. https://t.co/9UstGx4r3o
The First Blue Pigment Discovered in 200 Years Is Finally Commercially Available.
Made from rare earth elements, YInMn Blue is shockingly expensive.
Here’s Why It Already Has a Loyal Following.
Why give vaccines into the muscle (IM) instead of under the skin (sub q)?
The muscle has more blood vessels & the vaccine gets absorbed into the body better & you are more likely to get an immune response compared with the fatty tissue under the skin. https://t.co/uGl453osF7https://t.co/uGl453osF7
The vaccination numbers now posted on the CDC site are not internally consistent:
One page (on left) states 11,148,991 first doses have been given
The page on right says 11,148,991 total doses given (by total I assume that is first plus second)