Skip to comments.Rapid COVID-19 tests could help make Thanksgiving gatherings safer
Posted on 10/13/2021 7:30:42 PM PDT by conservative98
Dr. Lobelo says, it is important to remember that family gatherings can drive the spread of the virus, especially in households where certain members are not vaccinated.
"We know on average 70% of household members who aren't vaccinated are going to catch the virus if someone brings it home," Lobelo says. "It doesn't matter if it's a kid or it's an adult."
So, he recommends taking some some basic precautions, including wearing masks.
"If you're going to be gathering at home with people you don't typically gather with, that you don't know their vaccination status, you all need to wear masks," Lobelo says.
Rapid, at-home COVID-19 tests can add another layer of protection this Thanksgiving.
The tests take about 15 minutes and can detect infection, heading off the spread of the virus.
If he were hosting a gathering, Lobelo says, he would asks his guests to test themselves before they arrive, even if they are vaccinated.
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This Thanksgiving, I will give thanks for not being a member of Dr Lobelo’s family.
If Lobelo was my guest, I ask him to go let's go himself.
The vaccinated spreaders are driving this.
Goebbels level propaganda is the new normal on all MSM outlets.
Every article is predictable agenda based crap from these yo-yo’s.
“ The vaccinated spreaders are driving this.…”
Both unvaccinated and, to a lesser extent (I know you won’t believe that), vaccinated individuals can spread the virus. But the funny thing is that I know and am around lots of people (vaccinated, unvaccinated and naturally immune) and despite my best efforts I have failed to catch a COVID-19 infection to add natural immunity to my Moderna acquired immunity.
I’m beginning to think I may have missed my chance as this Delta variant wave shows signs of gradually fading away to nothingness. Maybe next year. 🤷♂️
17. There is very little evidence supporting the alleged danger of “asymptomatic transmission”. In June 2020, Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, head of the WHO’s emerging diseases and zoonosis unit, said:
From the data we have, it still seems to be rare that an asymptomatic person actually transmits onward to a secondary individual,”
A meta-analysis of Covid studies, published by Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) in December 2020, found that asymptomatic carriers had a less than 1% chance of infecting people within their household. Another study, done on influenza in 2009, found:
…limited evidence to suggest the importance of [asymptomatic] transmission. The role of asymptomatic or presymptomatic influenza-infected individuals in disease transmission may have been overestimated…”
Given the known flaws of the PCR tests, many “asymptomatic cases” may be false positives.[fact 14]
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